Local

A Nature Walk

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Today was a beautiful Monday. After working at home I decided to hike at Lincoln Memorial Garden. Located along Springfield, Illinois’s Lakeshore Drive, this is a great place for a nature walk! Spring is glorious everywhere, but Lincoln Memorial Garden’s trails is one of the best places I know. There were several cars in the […]

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Endless Nights-Sky View Drive-In

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Have you ever been to a drive-in movie? The Sky View Drive In at Litchfield, is the last original theater on Route 66 in Illinois. According to their website it is one of only four in the nation. Years ago I went with a friend. We shared a huge bucket of popcorn and watched two […]

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Looking Local!

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My travels lately are in my own neck of the woods. But even before the travel restrictions I had started a tack on focusing on local businesses. This past January I approached my local Village Board in Pawnee and asked if they would be interested in me writing about the local businesses in town. With […]

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Speaking from the Heart

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In recent days I’ve seen Facebook groups sharing hearts and adding smiles to make people happy during this health scare. This time of isolation is surely an emotional roller coaster ride for us all but things like the hearts, the ribbons and the acts of kindness sure help us remember the goodness we all crave […]

The Truck that talks do you have one?

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Debbie Nemcek calls her truck Cowboy Bob because it belonged to her dad, Bob Reynolds. It is a 2001 Ford 150 King Ranch. Recently, she learned that her truck talks. What is really special is that the truck has a recorded voice and that voice belongs to her late father. Robert Reynolds passed away February […]

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