Danny Norman's awesome collection

For years I have been trying to catch up with the wonderful Danny Norman to stop and see his amazing collection of tractors, trucks and more on his farm in Georgia. I first met Danny in Illinois at Penfield, Illinois where I saw his very cool Ford Tractor that is not a Ford. “The Ford […]

Windmill outside Industry Illinois - Road Icons on Rt. 67

Sometimes it is the things you see along the way that make a trip. Last Sunday we headed out to pick up old iron my husband, a collector had purchased. The wind was blowing, the clouds were scudding through the sky and intermittent rain showers glazed the silvery landscape. At times fog steamed from the […]

Toys, tractors and Trucks Oh, Sublette Toy Show Here We come!

Every year we load up and head to one of our favorite collector events of the year, the Sublette Toy Show. Don Dinges and several others began this great show over 31 years ago as a fund raiser for sports and all kinds of other needs for the small community of Sublette. This little burg […]

Collinsville and the catsup bottle

Some things you take for granted and just get used to. That is the way it is with the world’s largest catsup bottle that sits high above the sky, a cherry red water tower dominating the landscape. You get so used to seeing it as you drive by you forget this really is an iconic […]

Nickorbobs Craft Mall- Think Spring!

Think spring, stop by Nickorbobs craft mall for their March 9th open house and see what’s new for home/office decor. When traveling my husband and I find that a stop at an antique mall/store or craft malle can break up the monotony. One favorite intersection of many travelers in my local area is I-55 and […]