Music

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Yesterday we traveled to Effingham, Illinois to attend a concert. We went to watch the Confederate Railroad and Kentucky Headhunters perform and stayed at the Hampton Inn & Suites.  I had not really noticed that this was a “suite” when I booked our lodging, but it was, and when we checked in we saw why.  […]

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Central BBQ and the Lorraine Hotel

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While traveling through Memphis this past few weeks we found a great slow cook BBQ joint, Central BBQ slow smoked Memphis style.  After parking and waiting in a brief line we picked out our desired menu and weaved our way to the picnic style tables.  Since 2003, Central BBQ has been ranked in the top 3 […]

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My brush with the Beatles at Walnut Ridge

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Walnut Ridge, Arkansas is a small town with a big story.  It all begins September 18, 1964, when the Beatles made a brief stop in town that now has spanned the years.  Today, visitors can see the image of the FAB four on a mural and more and their brief visit has spiraled (since 2011) […]

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Roy Acuff and Dunbar Cave

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Right in the midst of Clarksville, Tennessee is a very cool cave with some fascinating history.  I learned about this cave on a recent hosted visit to Clarksville.  Dunbar Cave was used by Roy Acuff ,King of Country Music and American Record  Company recording artist as a stage. This singer that once wanted to play […]

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Riding on the Mississippi with the Channel Cat River Taxi

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I get to Iowa a lot.  As a girl that writes about antique tractors, farm toys and memorabilia, this State is one of the best places to find all of the above.  When I travel though I love to see the sights, museums and whenever there is water, if I can wrangle it, I will […]