Arts & Culture

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

Robert Todd in Mount Pleasant!

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For years we have passed by the lovely yellow house in Mount Pleasant, Iowa and wanted to stop. The Harlan Lincoln House was home owned by Robert Todd Lincoln and his wife, Mary Harlan Lincoln. This really is more a Harlan story than a Lincoln one, but what a cool one it is! The home […]

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Traveling Through Ornaments

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With travel close to a standstill this Christmas, many of us may be traveling through memories. For Keith and I, when we travel, we tend to pick up Christmas ornaments as souvenirs. Then each year when I decorate the tree, I can remember back to that magical trip as I place the ornament on the […]

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Beautiful Elk Horn, Iowa!

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From the Danish Windmill, to the Museum of Danish America along with shopping, wine and great food, Elk Horn has it all! My husband and I had the chance to visit this western, Iowa Danish village. We learned the story of this community on a hosted visit. I found I love everything about Elk Horn […]

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National Farm Toy Show at Dyersville

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The National Farm Toy Show at Dyersville, Iowa is already in the rear view mirror, hard to believe. The 2020 show was not like any before! It was held all in one building, in the former All American Homes building. It was so strange not to enter Beckman Highschool and cruise up and down the […]

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Heritage Canyon such a find!

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Heritage Canyon has such a cool name. That alone was enough to make me want to see what it was. It turned out to be a former quarry turned into an 1800’s village! Keith and I drove the beautiful Great River Road. We were headed on our way back from Dyersville, Iowa’s 2020 National Farm […]

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