Family Fun

The Beautiful Peabody Opera House

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Last night I traveled to the beautiful Peabody Opera House to see Jackson Brown with a friend and family.  The acoustics and Brown’s voice was lovely, but I admit to being distracted.  Not by a person sitting beside me, not by talking, phones or anything off putting, my distraction was from the beauty of this […]

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Prairie tractors and a book made out of love wow visitors at the National Farm Toy Show

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Sometimes it is the little things that make something special.  That extra thing that someone did or said. This year at the National Farm Toy Show, that little thing was a book that Richard Marcott’s daughter Julie Blegos made for her dad. Right before he left for the show that is held in Dyersville, Iowa […]

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The other day I went to town with my friend. She and I both had on awesome jewelry and she broke out into a hip hop, “We are stylin it!  Stylin it”. We grooved our way as good as two middle aged divas can on our way into town.  By the time we reached my […]

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Mastodon Historic Site a human discovery

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Mastadon State Historic Site was one of the places I missed when I visited Kimmswick Missouri the last few times. With an upcoming article for Missouri Magazine, I thought I would round out the story with the history of the area and today my friend Janna Seiz and I hit the road and headed south. […]

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How could I resist a stop at the memorial of Robert E. Hughes touted as the World’s Largest Man?  We were on the Pike County Fall Color drive and this memorial was in the small town of Fishhook, Illinois which was deemed “The End of the Line”. I am not quite sure if that was […]

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