Highway history

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 […]

Name That Town!

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My husband Keith and I have a game we play when traveling. We think though you will have fun playing this at home. Pick a town and try to decide how the town got its name. One of us will ask, “Do you want to know how the town got its name?” Then that person […]

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Farm Style Fun

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Lately I have traveled a lot for farm style fun. Do you hit the road for farm events? There are a variety of farm events to attend. Some are just a short drive away while others require a road trip! Farm Shows This weekend one of the grand daddy shows, the National Farm Machinery Show […]

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Southern Road trip!

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There is something about southern cooking! The best meals I’ve eaten have been in Southern diners! This past January, we set out on a southern road trip. We started in Nashville, headed to Florida. wound our way through Georgia and Alabama then came home. Millers Grocery The first truly notable meal on the trip was […]

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Hurst Lime Works - Iowa History

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Just outside Maquoketa, Iowa is a fascinating historic place, the Hurst Lime Works. My husband, Keith and I found this on our way to the National Farm Toy Show at Dyersville, Iowa after a great lunch at the Decker Hotel. The Decker Hotel offers a nice dining option off the beaten path. The hotel is […]

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