festivals

Visual Antique Lawn & Garden  Tractors Show!

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Who doesn’t love antique lawn and garden tractors? There are big advantages to these smaller collectible antique tractors. Some will fit in the back of a pick up truck. They can be stored in the garage, they don’t take up a lot of space and although my husband Keith won’t appreciate this, they are just […]

Marvelous Days in New Orleans

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This past February my husband Keith and I got the chance to board the beautiful American Queen Steamboat out of marvelous New Orleans. We took the 9-day round trip Southern Sampler trip up. We traveled up and down the Mississippi River in exchange for covering this for amazing journey for Senior News & Times of […]

tractors at Mardis Gras

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How many of you were looking for tractors in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Mardis Gras parade? We were! The American Queen Steamboat was docked by the River Walk. With a day in town before boarding for our hosted river cruise – which I was covering for Senior News & Times for Illinois – we […]

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swap meet

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This year we tried something different. We went to the 33rd Annual Antique Engine & Tractor “Swap Meet” in January 2020 rather than the tractor and engine “show” in February. This was a first for us. It fit perfect after a marvelous trip to beautiful Sanibel Island. The Swap Meet had just opened so we […]

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Santa Claus

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John Coots wrote, “You better watch out you better not cry, you better not pout I’m telling you why, Santa Claus is coming to town!” The Jolly Old Elf is on his way with less than three weeks until Christmas. With Christmas so close, do you know the story behind St. Nick? The Real St. […]

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