2014

Before the exhibit was open journalists had the chance to come and preview the exhibit “Undying Words 1858-1865 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library (APLM). I took the opportunity to check it out and had the wonderful opportunity to interview James Cornelius, curator of the presidential library collection and Olivia Mahoney, senior curator at the […]

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This past summer I had the chance to see some awesome Ford tractors but never as many cool ones at one place as at Dwight Emstrom’s amazing museum outside of Galesburg, Illinois. This retired farmer has been collecting Ford tractors or literature and memorabilia for some time and he decided to put it all on […]

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  The National Farm Toy Show is now history but farm toy collectors in central Illinois can rev up for the 2014 Peoria Farm Show where toys again will be part of the mix. Held at the Peoria Civic Center on 201 W Jefferson Ave., the Peoria Farm Toy Show will be held in conjunction […]

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Recently I went to pick up a family member from the airport and took my good friend Janna with me. Janna is from the area so besides the companionship on the ride down, she also knew how to get there with minimum distress and she knew about the cool cell parking tip. There are two […]

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