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Holiday lights

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This week I went with my daughter and grandkids to “The Zoo at night what a beautiful sight” exhibit. The entire St. Louis Zoo was filled with over one million colorful holiday lights offering a chance to walk around outdoors and enjoy a bit of Christmas magic! The event will be held from 5-8:30 p.m. […]

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Robert Todd in Mount Pleasant!

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For years we have passed by the lovely yellow house in Mount Pleasant, Iowa and wanted to stop. The Harlan Lincoln House was home owned by Robert Todd Lincoln and his wife, Mary Harlan Lincoln. This really is more a Harlan story than a Lincoln one, but what a cool one it is! The home […]

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Traveling Through Ornaments

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With travel close to a standstill this Christmas, many of us may be traveling through memories. For Keith and I, when we travel, we tend to pick up Christmas ornaments as souvenirs. Then each year when I decorate the tree, I can remember back to that magical trip as I place the ornament on the […]

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The Field of Dreams!

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When in Dyersville, Iowa for the National Farm Toy Show, I told Keith that I had heard that the Field of Dreams had been updated. While he was too busy looking at toys to leave, I was not. Like Ray, I followed the story. I wanted to see just what was happening in this former […]

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National Farm Toy Show at Dyersville

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The National Farm Toy Show at Dyersville, Iowa is already in the rear view mirror, hard to believe. The 2020 show was not like any before! It was held all in one building, in the former All American Homes building. It was so strange not to enter Beckman Highschool and cruise up and down the […]

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