Urban travel

five Springfield Illinois stops

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Check out these fun five Springfield Illinois stops! The grandkids and I had a few days last week to spend in Downtown Springfield. “I love the older part of downtown grandma,” my granddaughter told me. I have to agree. There is a lot to do in the historic Land of Lincoln. When you come to […]

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African American History Museum

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This African American History Museum offers authentic stories about African-American life in Central Illinois. Located on Monument Avenue, my friend Suzette Starr and I ventured to the Springfield & Central Illinois African American History Museum this past Friday. I have been meaning to visit this museum for quite a while. I met up with Kevia […]

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Top 10 Restaurants-Springfield IL & More

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For a couple of years now my family, the women that is, have been having a girls night out. Once a month or every six weeks, we gather together and eat out at local restaurants. This was my sister Debbie’s idea. It is a way for us all to connect. There are seven of us, […]

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Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

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What could be more fun than riding around on an “art cart” and exploring 80 some sculptures in an outdoor museum at the Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park in Hamilton, Ohio? Not much! The Butler County Ohio Visitor’s Bureau set up my travel friend Sara and I with an art cart/golf cart ($20.00 for the first […]

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Richmond Indiana

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Although our sponsored trip was short, it was amazing what Sara, of Travels with Sara and I saw during our time in Wayne County, and Richmond, Indiana. Sara picked me up from Rantoul. I left the Half Century of Progress and we began our eastward trek. Our first stop was the amazing Levi and Catharine […]

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