Carlinville

Route 66 Tractor Drive, remembering

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June 17, 2017 was a first for us, it was our first tractor drive and the first that we know of in the area on Route 66.  We started out from the Macoupin County Fair Grounds in Carlinville, Illinois where the Land of Lincoln Tractor show was underway and headed to the square in Girard.  On the […]

Photo-Shoot on Route 66!- Preparing for a Tractor Drive.

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The area where we live is known for two things, Abraham Lincoln and Route 66.  This coming June 16-18 of 2017, we will be involved with a tractor drive that is part  of the Land of Lincoln Expo, a fun tractor show. The tractor drive will be on parts of historic Route 66. The show will be held at […]

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Lynn Huyear's a fun stop

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Keith and I were out and about on our way home from his birthday lunch at Wittmond’s Hotel in Brussels, Illinois when he said we needed to make a stop at a farm near Carlinville at Lynn Huyear’s.  It was a hot day and I had never met Lynn, but we are always up for […]

Writers at the Strawberry festival, a literary event!

I love the Strawberry Festival. Held over the Memorial Day weekend, my husband always rushes to be done with spring planting to attend this annual event. We come for the tractors, the art and of course the food. I personally am always on the lookout for jewelry and this year Keith caved to my request […]

Magnolias Restaurant, a new find

Always on the lookout for a different place to dine I was delighted today with my new find, Magnolias which is a former church turned restaurant in Carlinville, Illinois. The church was originally a German Catholic church and I heard about the restaurant and a bit of the history of it from the wonderful Carlinville […]