September 2013

Historic Lane Place, a great stop in Crawfordsville, Indiana

Henry Lane and his wife Joanna lived in a beautiful antebellum home in the town of Crawfordsville, Indiana. As a girl from the Land of Lincoln we were fascinated when we toured the home and learned about all of the Abraham Lincoln connections. If not for Lane, we learned that Lincoln may not have made […]

Pumpkins on display

This teapot pumpkin was created by my father Bill Disque and is just one of the beautiful fall creations that were on display during the fall festival at Nickorbobs craft mall during their fall festival. Take in the festivals of the season and enjoy the beauty of artisans and the bounty that fall has to […]

Father Mascari, a statue dedicated to his vision

While not my usual type of stops, I think a mention of this bronze statue built in Italy to a man that changed the lives of many is worth a mention. This past weekend, September 14th at the Villa’s Senior Care facility in Sherman, Illinois, a ceremony was held to dedicate this statue to the […]

Johnny Prolvolone's Pizza - Yum!

Part of the fun of traveling is stopping at new places to eat. On a trip to Fort Wayne, IN my mom and I diverted for what we planned to be just a short stop in Crawfordsville, Indiana for a pizza joint that the Garmin found. Much to our delight, the pizza was wonderful and […]

Harvest at the Half Century

With harvest looking to be still weeks and maybe a month away in central Illinois, the Half Century of Progress was one of the only opportunities farmers and lovers of old iron have had recently to watch harvest in action. At the Half Century of Progress show, Keith, my husband and I reveled in the […]