April 2019

Old Iron Fix

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My husband Keith is usually in the fields during Aumann Auctions Pre-1930 auction. This auction focuses on, well items before 1930! Today he wasn’t in the fields and we headed over to see the myriad of beautiful old iron. In essence, I traveled across the countryside to Nokomis, Illinois and got my old iron fix. […]

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Meridian Mississippi

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There is a lot of good things about Meridian, Mississippi! The first would be the Soule Steam Feed Works Industrial Heritage Museum, the last intact steam engine factory. The second would be Weidman’s restaurant, which we heard is the oldest restaurant in the state. Both wonderful experiences I had this past February. Soule Steam Feed […]

Last Stop

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Sometimes history is as close as a short drive away. That is true of this iconic statue The Last Stop created by John McClarey of Abraham Lincoln in nearby Christian County. Who doesn’t love an Honest Abe story? I found one on the Taylorville Illinois square where there is a very lovely yet comical statue […]

Review of "Hair of the Dog to Paint the Town Red, The curious Origins of Everyday Sayings & Fun Phrases" and a giveaway!

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As a writer, I use phrases everyday, but find I really don’t know where the meanings came from. Am I using the phrase correctly? Maybe I am and maybe not! When I had the chance to review “Hair of the dog to Paint the Town Red, The Curious Origins of Everyday Sayings & Fun Phrases” […]