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PT Boat Tour!

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Who doesn’t want to tour a PT boat?  When I learned that we could take a tour of a PT boat as part of the World War II museum in New Orleans, I was hooked.  Keith Darcy, the Public Relations Manager arranged a tour for Keith and I so I could cover this wonderful boat […]

The Beall House! A Valentine's Idea

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Got your Valentine’s gift idea all planned out?  Roses, wine, jewelry?  A trip, an experience?  You can’t go wrong with any of those things, but you might want to think romantic getaway and it doesn’t get much more romantic than a stay at the Beall House.  While I admit that my stop was a tour […]

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The Sunshine Bridge, a Florida Experience

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The Sunshine  Skyway Bridge is a biggie!  This highway bridge on I-275 near Tampa Bay crosses 29,040 feet which comes out to about 5.5 miles. Held up by cables, this bridge from the distance shines bright gold in the sun and looks a bit like a golden sailboat floating above the bay.  It is easy to […]

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Eagle sighting in Grafton!

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After receiving a 2018 Eagle Watcher’s Guide in the mail from the Visit Alton CVB, I was hooked and had to go.  We headed to Grafton, an area we love.  Somewhere, perhaps in one of the guides I read that when the officials that be started constructing the Grafton Waterfront that they wanted it to […]

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2018 Wrap for Traveling Adventures of a Farm Girl

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Since beginning this blog in 2012, I have published 865 posts.  With 2017 in the rear view mirror, I think it is interesting to see what posts were the favorites and who is reading.  It is always a surprise when I look this over at the end of the year.  Sometimes my favorites were not […]

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