Scheels, a fun stop

Who would guess that Scheels can be considered a travel stop? This sports store may or may not be a place where you shop, but it sure is a place to see and do. With statues on the outside including one of Abraham Lincoln to signify the Land of Lincoln this is a fun place […]

A conference or two?

One great way to keep busy during the winter is to attend a conference about something that interests you. This past week I have been at the Illinois Specialty Conference and learned all about vegetables and fruits and marketing which I will be covering for Farm World. It is amazing to see what an organic […]

Planning Ahead

Most everyone loves Willie Nelson and many like I do love his song, “On the Road Again”. While the past day or so in Central Illinois leaves little to be desired with the below zero wind chill for heading out, this is the perfect time to plan ahead. Every January while most are making their […]