Food

Dining, restaurants, culinary experiences

Train Shed

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When traveling to a destination one of the important aspects is finding a nice place to eat! Rose Hammit and I recently traveled to St. Louis Union Station. We rode the St. Louis Wheel, then toured the St. Louis Aquarium. The only thing left was lunch! Luckily for us, we were hosted at the wonderful […]

tractor grapevine

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Sometimes a trip comes about all through connections. This fun day trip came about through the tractor grapevine. What is especially cool is that the tractor friends were all from different brands. The connecting factor between these friends was the love of old iron! The call from Dave our longtime friend The other day I […]

Looking Local!

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My travels lately are in my own neck of the woods. But even before the travel restrictions I had started a tack on focusing on local businesses. This past January I approached my local Village Board in Pawnee and asked if they would be interested in me writing about the local businesses in town. With […]

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Staying and Dining in Fayetteville NC!

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Hopefully one day soon we will look up and this health scare will be over. When it is, you will be looking for places to travel. A couple weeks ago I was invited on a hosted visit to the wonderful city of Fayetteville, North Carolina. I traveled south with my friend Annie Jansen. We had […]

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American Queen Steamboat

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Our trip was the first to celebrate the American Queen’s 25th anniversary.  We took this wonderful 9-day round trip that started and ended in New Orleans. The trip was in exchange for covering this for amazing journey for Senior News & Times of Illinois. The American Queen is the largest steamboat ever built. She was […]