April 2014

Chole's and Company, a dining establishment in Girard

This past week my friend Suzette and I decided to try out Chloe and Company, a relatively new restaurant in Girard, Illinois. The diner is located in a former Masonic Temple and although the address is 223 W Madison St, the restaurant sits right along the easily accessible Route 4. The building is big and […]

Planning for spring and summer

As the rain falls, it is time to take stock and plan where to go once the spring flowers that have pushed their way out of the frozen ground bloom. A trip to southern Illinois is on the horizon for me, I want to search the web find the stops to make and the people […]

III Tomasso's Italian Bistro, fun!

Yesterday I ventured out to one of Springfield Illinois’s latest Italian restaurants, III Tomasso’s Italian Bistro. With restaurants like Saputos’s, Shepardo’s and other Italian dynasties in town, there is a lot of competition along the way, but I must say, my chicken rigatoni the special of the day was quite tasty and I liked the […]

III Tomasso's Italian Bistro, fun!

Yesterday I ventured out to one of Springfield Illinois’s latest Italian restaurants, III Tomasso’s Italian Bistro. With restaurants like Saputos’s, Shepardo’s and other Italian dynasties in town, there is a lot of competition along the way, but I must say, my chicken rigatoni the special of the day was quite tasty and I liked the […]

Windmill on the ceiling is just one of the unique items on display at the Kenny Bush museum in Milan, Il

During the Gathering of the Green I hopped on the big yellow school bus and traveled to Milan Illinois with my husband Keith and a group of other tractor enthusiasts to see the Kenny Bush museum. Kenny Bush and his wife Marilyn have been married for 55 years and they have 5 children and 13 […]