festivals

Maundy Thursday what does it mean?

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It is so easy to get wrapped up in the trappings of Easter. I was so excited to get the Easter candy I had ordered today. With COVID-19, shopping is at a standstill. The Easter Bunny and what to have on Easter Sunday is of course fun to think about. But, the reason for the […]

Visual Antique Lawn & Garden  Tractors Show!

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Who doesn’t love antique lawn and garden tractors? There are big advantages to these smaller collectible antique tractors. Some will fit in the back of a pick up truck. They can be stored in the garage, they don’t take up a lot of space and although my husband Keith won’t appreciate this, they are just […]

Marvelous Days in New Orleans

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This past February my husband Keith and I got the chance to board the beautiful American Queen Steamboat out of marvelous New Orleans. We took the 9-day round trip Southern Sampler trip up. We traveled up and down the Mississippi River in exchange for covering this for amazing journey for Senior News & Times of […]

tractors at Mardis Gras

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How many of you were looking for tractors in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Mardis Gras parade? We were! The American Queen Steamboat was docked by the River Walk. With a day in town before boarding for our hosted river cruise – which I was covering for Senior News & Times for Illinois – we […]

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swap meet

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This year we tried something different. We went to the 33rd Annual Antique Engine & Tractor “Swap Meet” in January 2020 rather than the tractor and engine “show” in February. This was a first for us. It fit perfect after a marvelous trip to beautiful Sanibel Island. The Swap Meet had just opened so we […]

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