2019

Bodine collection

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What can you say about a day spent spanning a collection of over 300 Farmall tractors, literature and memorabilia and more? The Bodine collection is amazing. The family is an 8th generation farming family. With the grandkids, it is a 9th generation farm! The Bodine’s farm is located in Guntersville, Alabama. After meeting Randy Bodine […]

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May Day event

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May Day is a holiday that means many things to many people. When I was a little girl, my sister Debbie and I celebrated May Day by making a flower basket and hanging it on a neighbors door! Will you celebrate May Day events during this fun holiday? The History of May Day The history […]

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Young Lincoln of New Salem - Abraham Lincoln's spiritual journey during his time at New Salem and beyond- a book review

Lately it seems like I have been on a Lincoln kick so when I had the chance receive Sam Rawlins book Young Lincoln of New Salem, Abraham Lincoln’s spiritual journey during his time at New Salem and beyond, the timing seemed right. In exchange for receiving the book, I agreed to read and review it. […]

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Christian county

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I stopped at the Lincoln Statue”The Last Stop” a few weeks ago on the Taylorville, Illinois Square. After that stop, I was left with a desire to see the courthouse where Abraham Lincoln served in Christian County. To do that, a trip to the Christian County Society and Museum was in order. The grounds offered […]

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Old Iron Fix

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My husband Keith is usually in the fields during Aumann Auctions Pre-1930 auction. This auction focuses on, well items before 1930! Today he wasn’t in the fields and we headed over to see the myriad of beautiful old iron. In essence, I traveled across the countryside to Nokomis, Illinois and got my old iron fix. […]

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