Family Fun

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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dining in

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With so many people sheltering in dining at home is the norm these days. However, I have been the recipient of of a few fine meals that make it a treat. How wonderful to have something already prepared, or in the refrigerator. Not having to scavenge for food, or think up what you want to […]

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Fingers crossed this year we will be attending tractor and farm toy shows in person! With that in mind, what better way to ring in the New Year than to start planning ahead using this tractor calendar. I started this last year with the 2020 Antique Tractor Calendar. Sadly several were cancelled, but this is […]

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Women’s Voting History

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It was a long time coming, the right for women to vote. The 100th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act went into affect in August of 2020. While the 19th amendment to the Constitution was passed in 1919, it was enacted in 1920. Travel to see suffrage sites. There are several places you can travel […]

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Holiday lights

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This week I went with my daughter and grandkids to “The Zoo at night what a beautiful sight” exhibit. The entire St. Louis Zoo was filled with over one million colorful holiday lights offering a chance to walk around outdoors and enjoy a bit of Christmas magic! The event will be held from 5-8:30 p.m. […]

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