ecological travel

Bible Grove

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Last weekend Keith and I met our friends Kent and Jane Elliott. We came to Bible Grove, Illinois for a tractor show. This offered two momentous occasions during this Pandemic. One, meeting up with friends! Two, going to a tractor show! Bible Grove the town! The name of the town Bible Grove is fascinating. A […]

Illinois Amish Heritage Center

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A day in Arthur, Illinois is always something to celebrate. Last Tuesday my husband, Keith and I headed for Eastern Illinois. Our destination was the Illinois Amish Heritage Center. We both love to see any type of farm history preservation so we jumped when we had a chance to see this living history center that […]

Mini Americana Barn Museum

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A stop at Henry Moore’s beautiful Mini Americana Barn Museum in South Amana is a treat we will long remember. Stopping here 15 years ago or more, we enjoyed this visit as much as before. Although Henry Moore is gone now, his son John Moore, who has contributed a few barns of his own, runs […]

The St. Louis Aquarium, let's go!

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Want to visit the St. Louis Aquarium? I just visited along with my friend Rose Hammitt on a hosted visit! The St. Louis Aquarium reopened on June 8th after being closed during COVID-19. On our visit Rose and I saw sharks, jelly fish, a seahorse, an anteater and more! This amazing aquarium offers over 13,000 […]

goat tower

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I thought I had seen most of the roadside attractions in the area. I was wrong! Goat Tower Farms had somehow escaped my radar! What is it? Goat Tower Farms is the dream of David Johnson. After spying the tower in Decanter, a wine magazine, of the Fairview Winery’s tower in South Africa, he had […]