Iowa

Bernie Kluesner

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Do you love toys?  If so, think about a trip to Dyersville. Every year the first weekend in November, you can come to the National Farm Toy Show.  The National Farm Toy Show always offers a few fun surprises.  This year’s show had one great surprise!  Bernie Kluesner!  At the National Toy Museum, I saw […]

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Red finds at Gathering of the Green!

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Who would ever guess that there would be red finds while at Gathering of the Green, the ultimate John Deere event in Davenport, Iowa? At this wonderful event that celebrates everything John Deere green and yellow one of my favorite aspects of the event is that they include tours. This year one of those tours […]

The Little Brown Church - a visit!

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  I had of course heard about the Little Brown Church in the Vale which inspired William Pitts to write his famous poem “Church in the Wildwood”, but I had never seen it.  On our way home from the LeSeuer Swap Meet in Minnesota we saw the sign and I talked Keith into veering off […]