Arts & Culture

chasing art

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Chasing art in Decatur, Alabama is what Keith and I were doing in this lovely city. Nothing adds to a town like art. Perhaps Pablo Picasso said it best when he stated, “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”  I think art also helps make everyday life beautiful. That’s exactly what […]

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Tupelo on Ice!

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When I have visited this beautiful state, of Mississippi it has always been sunny and warm! But not this time! This was a trip to the Southern Travelers Explore Tupelo known simply as #STETupelo, that brought my husband Keith and I to this Mississippi town. We arrived in Tupelo, the town where Elvis was born, […]

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Tale of Two Pike Counties

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Read about our day in Pike County. Pike County Illinois and Pike County Missouri! As we started out the day, the temperatures were in the high twenties and the sun was shining. We had breakfast in Waverly at Verda Mae’s, which has recently reopened on Saturdays for breakfast. The food and service was first rate […]

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draw of the dealership

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Mr. Farmer can’t help pulling into a farm dealership. It is like a magnet with a pull that draws our vehicle right into the drive. With so many things closed, checking out dealerships closed, and open is a big draw. I have been working on stories and visits to dealerships this past month. The draw […]

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Maid Rite is Made Right!

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Today I took my husband Keith to Maid Rite in Springfield, Illinois. This wonderful diner famous for its loose meat sandwiches has been on the National Historic Register since 1924. Inside we were told that this site dates back to even earlier than that. The Building The diner is located in a train caboose. To […]

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