March 2018

Florida Flywheelers, always a fun show

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We usually go to this show every year seeking sunshine, flowers, flea market finds and tractors.  You would think we would get tired of it, going year after year, but we find that they keep bringing out new and different things each and every show we see something we didn’t see before.  Like most years, […]

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Yesterday we traveled to Effingham, Illinois to attend a concert. We went to watch the Confederate Railroad and Kentucky Headhunters perform and stayed at the Hampton Inn & Suites.  I had not really noticed that this was a “suite” when I booked our lodging, but it was, and when we checked in we saw why.  […]

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The National World War II Museum

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While most people visit New Orleans for Madris Gras or Bourbon Street, or even perhaps for the Creole history or food, my husband wanted to go to the National World War II Museum.  Keith is a true World War II history buff and when we headed south this past February, we decided to divert from […]

Volunteer's Reproduced LCVP Landing Craft at World War II Museum

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The National World War II Museum is a wonderful place and the volunteers that work their add a lot to it.  It is especially impressive when efforts of volunteers can bring a boat back to life and that is exactly what volunteers at the National World War II Museum did with the LCVP Amphibious Landing […]

PT Boat Tour!

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Who doesn’t want to tour a PT boat?  When I learned that we could take a tour of a PT boat as part of the World War II museum in New Orleans, I was hooked.  Keith Darcy, the Public Relations Manager arranged a tour for Keith and I so I could cover this wonderful boat […]