Adventure Travel

helicopter ride

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Sneaky is what my daughter is.  I suggested a helicopter ride over Chicago for my husband for Christmas, Carrie said, “Is that really a present for dad, or is that a present for you?” With that, she turned the idea to Keith and gave the idea to him.  Sneaky and brilliant, because I loved it! […]

Bow and Barrel

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Michael Ryen, along with Vance Ewing and their wives run the Bow & Barrel Sportsman Center in St. Roberts, Missouri.  This 8500 square foot Pulaski County sportsman center offers archery and target shooting, self-defense classes and more! Bow & Barrel Sportsman Center has been open since 2013.  They offer an indoor shooting range, outdoor archery […]

Pulaski County Yum!

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When I think of great food, I always think of the south, but I must say, the south had nothing on dining in Pulaski County Missouri. On a recent hosted trip with my husband Keith, we had some of the best food we have had in a long time. Market Basket Café! Our first meal […]

visit Perivale

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When my late father retired, he opened a frame shop.  He painted, drew and photographed and did it well.  I wish I shared his artistic talents.  While I don’t have his talent, I do however, share his enjoyment of the arts.  When my husband Keith and I had the chance to visit Perivale Gallery and […]

Riverfront Musuem

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This summer is all about grandma time.  With my two grandchildren soon to reach double digits at eight (soon to be nine) and seven (to be eight in December) I am grasping the summer months like a drowning sailor.  We are taking weekly trips to fun spots in central Illinois.  Last week, the Riverfront Museum […]