Highway history

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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Richmond Indiana

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Although our sponsored trip was short, it was amazing what Sara, of Travels with Sara and I saw during our time in Wayne County, and Richmond, Indiana. Sara picked me up from Rantoul. I left the Half Century of Progress and we began our eastward trek. Our first stop was the amazing Levi and Catharine […]

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