northern Illinois

Beauty in Northern Illinois

This weekend we headed to northern, Illinois and our first stop was Elgin. We went to visit a cousin. She planned out a schedule...
Illinois State Fair

The Illinois State Fair 2019

There is something about being inside a State Fair Grounds before it opens. Walking the grounds without a crowd is magical. At least that’s...

An Indiana Getaway!

For any of you that read me, it will be no surprise that this Indiana getaway included tractors and history! Graham Bradley get away...
Upper Story Tour

Upper Story Tour – a building tour

For years I’ve wanted to attend the Downtown Springfield Upper Story tour to see what the story of some of the upper stories were...
May Day event

May Day What Will You Do?

May Day is a holiday that means many things to many people. When I was a little girl, my sister Debbie and I celebrated...