Memorial Day was first called Decoration Day and was celebrated by laying flowers on the graves of fallen soldiers after the Civil War.
Playing tourist in Springfield was a great way to see the Capitol City with a fresh new perspective! Have you done this?
A day in Warsaw, Illinois brought some unexpected pleasures. This river town has a lot of history Keith and I discovered when we stopped in to see what it had to offer. Fort Edwards Warsaw, Illinois was once the site of Two Military Forts, Fort Johnson and Fort Edwards. Built on the east side of […]
Jim Eddleman went to War in Vietnam 1968. Promising if he returned he would honor those veterans if he made it home alive. Fifty years later, he kept his promise. The result is the beautiful Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial! Donating 47 acres of his own farmland and funds to help this along. Jim’s generosity made […]
Fayetteville NC was an out of the box experience! I left last Monday for fun and frolic in Fayettville N.C. When I left for this hosted road trip things were pretty good. While it may be a bit before you head out to this wonderful city, read about all the wonderful things that are waiting […]