Agricultural

A day on the Grand Prairie

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When I went to Stuttgart Arkansas, I thought I had seen the one and only Grand  Prairie Museum just to learn that there is a museum of the same name not far from where I live. The museum is close to the town of Mahomet, Illinois so when it was time for our once a […]

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Halloween orgins

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Halloween is a time of fall festivals, pumpkin patches, trick or treating and parties.  It is a time when I love to travel the back roads of the Midwest to see the changing of the fall foliage. While all of these things depict some of the ways we hit the road to celebrate this icon […]

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Traveling the back roads during harvest, safety first!

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Fall colors, crisp air and winding roads are all siren calls to hit the back roads and immerse yourself in this most beautiful of seasons that comes and goes so quickly.  Crisp apples and pumpkin pie fill stands at festivals.  Mulled cider and spice cake, pumpkin mazes and watching farmers work in the field, these […]

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With the changing colors of the leaves and the fun fall festivals, the season brings fall auctions.  I put together some upcoming auctions you might enjoy! This time of year, many collectors switch their attention from antique farm equipment to farm toys this time of year.  Those collectors will be interested in the fall sale […]

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A Fine Ride in a 1909 Sears Motor Buggy

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My friend Annie Jansen told me she and her husband Kent had a surprise coming up at the annual Graham Bradley, Sears Sold equipment show that we attend together every year.  But she was mum, and would say no more.  The first morning of the SCRAP tractor show in Gibsonburg, Ohio, we arrived early and saw […]

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