Fish education at the Little Grassy Fish Hatchery!- Photo by Rose Hammitt

Brenda Garver is awesome. Brenda works for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and she provides tours to visitors who like my friend Rose...

Beautiful Blue Sky Vineyard – Photo By Rose Hammitt

One of my favorite songs is Willie Nelson’s Blue Skies. The lyrics, “Blue skies smilin’ at me; Nothin’ but blue skies do I see..”...

Flying through the air on the Shawnee Bluff Canopy Tour- Photo By Rose Hammitt

With all intentions of joining in with a thrown out back, I was only able to watch the mechanics of this fun new adventure...

Take me out to the Muni

Summer just isn’t summer in central Illinois without a trip to the Springfield Muni. This has been a tradition for my mom and daughter...

Rim Rock’s Recreational Trail Offers Views like this twisted tree clinging to the rock

While staying at Rock Rim’s Dogwood cabins, Rose Hammitt and I took time to hike on the Rock Rim Recreational Trail that is located...