Oklahoma

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When my husband Keith asked me if I had ever seen the play Oklahoma! before,  I told him I had not.  I know I have heard some of the songs before, but  this past weekend watching Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! played out at the Roxy in downtown Clarksville it was my first time.  I must […]

Riverview Inn

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Riverview Inn in downtown Clarksville Tennessee couldn’t be located in a more convenient place for downtown activities.  We arrived for our hosted trip with plans to attend the Roxy’s opening night of the play Oklahoma and dine at the newly opened Strawberry Alley Ale Works.  Best of all, everything was within walking distance. Clarksville’s historic […]

Froelich Iowa

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What is a better follow up to the 100 years of  John Deere tractors than a visit to Froelich, Iowa where it all began?  Keith and I headed to the small Village of Froelich. Our first sight was the bronze plaque dedicated to John Froelich,  who designed the first gasoline powered traction engine to move […]

Henry's Rabbit Ranch

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If you are like me and enamored with Route 66 stops then you will love a stop at Henry’s Rabbit Ranch.  The ranch is located in Staunton, Illinois along the historic Route 66.. Keith and I traveled to Henry’s Rabbit Ranch with the grandkids after stopping in Litchfield to eat at Jubelts.  We took Lilly  […]

Last Ride of the Valkyries

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Whenever I travel, I have a book in hand.  For me it is usually fiction, but sometimes I add in history, and you will love the book if interested in WWII history.  The book Last Ride of the Valkyries, The Rise and Fall of the Wehrmachthelferinnekorps During WWII is a treasure trove of women’s history.. […]