The Half Century of Progress wasn’t all about machinery; it was also about horse power. Jim Buzzard of Beecher City, Illinois was at the show with his Haflinger horses that pulled a John Deere two-bottom plow. He chose this beautiful breed he said, “I like the Haflinger size and their nature. They are probably the […]
Most years the first weekend in December you can find us at Amana Colonies during the magical Prelude to Christmas. The colonies make us feel like we are stars in a Hallmark Christmas movie. This year was no exception, but we had some unexpected encounters during our visit, and on the way home, this year […]
It was a birthday trip. My friend Janna took me to a brunch at the Barn, the lovely restaurant and gift shop located outside the historic Sappington House in Crestwood, Missouri, a St. Louis suburb. After a wonderful and filling meal, in the tea room setting, we toured the beautifully restored home that is thought […]
The holiday’s were not fun from everyone’s perspective..
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 […]