March 2017

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April 19 through Sunday, April 23, at the Memorial Coliseum, over 50,000 women will head to Fort Wayne, Indiana to shop for some of the best discounts on Vera Bradley’s signature products during the Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Sale, and my mom and I will be part of the crowd!  When I received the opportunity for […]

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Spring, a Poem

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Tied up hair, Bare legs Sandals and painted toes. Dresses, swirling around the knees and the sound of the bullfrog calling from the creek Twilight fades Soft warm breezes A camp fire in our tire hub The call of children The meow of our cat Twining between our legs Catching us off balance Spring The […]

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Cubs VS Cardinals: The Rivalry a new exhibit heating up baseball fervor at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

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With the Cubs World Series win in 2016, anyone in Illinois knows all about the rivalry between the Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals.  What they may not know though is that there is a new exhibit dedicated to this rivalry at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM). The new display is giving […]

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The Truth About Sojourner Truth- Lessons from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

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Yesterday, I was at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library to preview the Cubs VS Cardinals, The Rivalry, a new exhibit. While there, I met an amazing woman, Patricia Jane Davis who was in character as Sojourner Truth. Davis portrays the part of Truth with great clarity and is a historian on the subject of this […]

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A rolling legacy museum, a tribute to George Shaw

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At this year’s Sublette Toy Show, Jerry Shaw was set up with his rolling display, a literal museum that can go from place to place.  Jerry’s museum is a tribute, a legacy to his father, George Shaw.  Jerry brought the display, a trailer filled with memorabilia from his father’s trucking business that spanned 50 years […]

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