Arts & Culture

Art, sculpture, theater, plays, dance, museums, music

Mid-America Gateway Farm Toy Show a done deal.

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Every year we look forward to the Mid-American Gateway Farm Toy Show and this year was not any different. The farm toy show is in its 38th year and we have been going so long I can’t remember when we started. The show was held at the Sheraton Westport in St. Louis, Missouri and is […]

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JFK at the Abraham Lincoln Museum

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I’ve always been a fan of Jackie Kennedy’s sense of style. I admit I looked forward to the chance to see the new exhibit “American Visionary” that will officially open tomorrow. The opening of the exhibit is Friday, February 15, 2019 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) at 10:00 a.m. The exhibit […]

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outdoor San Diego

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It was a quick trip, a long weekend really. My cousin Cheri already lives in San Diego. Then, my cousin’s daughter Lisa is from St Paul, Minnesota. She was coming to San Diego to present at a conference. When I was invited to join them, it was a perfect plan to see San Diego outdoors. […]

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Velie Plantation History lives on in Moline Illinois.

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What is more fascinating than history? Then what is more important than preserving that history? Thankfully the Quad City Bank & Trust optioned to refurbish the Velie Plantation former home of Willard and Annie Velie when they were looking to build. Willard Lamb Velie Willard Lamb Velie the grandson of John Deere was a force […]

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It’s winter, where else do you want to be but a beach? I was excited to be one of a group of that contributed to The World’s Best Beaches. The article states, “Our world is filled with seemingly endless beaches, which can make it challenging to decide where to invest your time. To simplify this […]

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