Architecture

Shopping and dining in Pulakski County

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Pulaski County Missouri is famous for its beautiful outdoors.  While you may already love the area for the Gasconade and Big Piney Rivers, I fell in love with the little shops and antique stores while on a hosted trip in Mid-September.  My friend Janna Seiz and I headed south and shopped and ate our way […]

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Swiss Heritage

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Who doesn’t love history?  I do and a trip to the Swiss Heritage Historical Village and Museum was right on my radar!  When Keith and I headed to the Portland area we made a beeline for the museum before they closed. This cool Swiss Village began around 1985.  It is home to northern Indiana’s largest […]

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Jay County

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Keith and I went to Jay County for the Tri-State Gas, Engine & Tractor Association Inc. show and saw so much more!  Connecting with Gyneth Ausburger Director of the Jay County Visitor & Tourism Bureau, she cooked up lots of fun plans. Before heading to Portland, we stopped at the Swiss Heritage Village in Berne, […]

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Eating and antiquing in Clarksville

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What’s more fun than antiquing and eating? Not much!  Keith and I combined these two awesome activities antiquing and eating while on a hosted trip in Clarksville, Tennessee. Strawberry Alley Ale Works Arriving in time for a dinner on Friday night at Strawberry Alley Ale Works we loved this brewery/dining spot.  Strawberry Alley Ale Works […]

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Illinois State Fair

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Who doesn’t love the Illinois State Fair?  Linda Spanberger does!  She was in town on August 8, 2018 visiting me when I received the media advisory abouy the dedication of the Illinois Statehood Forever Stamp and the unveiling of the Butter Cow.  So, we started making plans! Arriving in plenty of time to park, we […]

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