sports

Duck’s Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center - a little education

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There used to be a big Ducks Unlimited banquet that happened every year near where I live.  Each year I helped my friend and a group of women put on the banquet and we had a great time raising money for a great cause.  Whether you are a hunter or not, Ducks Unlimited plays a […]

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A Ride on the 28 -Story Elevator and Glass Observation Deck!

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My husband and mother say I am a thrill seeker, but its really not true.  You won’t find me sky diving or riding the world’s fastest rollercoaster, however, when I heard about the world’s tallest freestanding elevator, I said, “I’m in!” This mechanical wonder is in a place I would least expect it.  Located at […]

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Take me out to the ball game - The Down East Wood Ducks

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Grainger Stadium is located in Kinston, North Carolina, a town of around 22,000.  The stadium was built in 1949 so Kinston has been a baseball town for generations.  This past August, baseball returned to Kinston with the arrival of the Texas Ranger farm team, the Down East Wood Ducks. The team is named after the […]

Cubs VS Cardinals: The Rivalry a new exhibit heating up baseball fervor at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

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With the Cubs World Series win in 2016, anyone in Illinois knows all about the rivalry between the Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals.  What they may not know though is that there is a new exhibit dedicated to this rivalry at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM). The new display is giving […]

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The first modern World Series was held in 1903 in Boston.  For over 100 years, fans and players have been riveted by America’s pastime.  Before the boys of summer transition to the boys of fall do your preparation to enjoy this wrap up historical game tonight between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians.  Can […]

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