regional travel

Robert Todd in Mount Pleasant!

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For years we have passed by the lovely yellow house in Mount Pleasant, Iowa and wanted to stop. The Harlan Lincoln House was home owned by Robert Todd Lincoln and his wife, Mary Harlan Lincoln. This really is more a Harlan story than a Lincoln one, but what a cool one it is! The home […]

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The Field of Dreams!

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When in Dyersville, Iowa for the National Farm Toy Show, I told Keith that I had heard that the Field of Dreams had been updated. While he was too busy looking at toys to leave, I was not. Like Ray, I followed the story. I wanted to see just what was happening in this former […]

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National Farm Toy Show at Dyersville

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The National Farm Toy Show at Dyersville, Iowa is already in the rear view mirror, hard to believe. The 2020 show was not like any before! It was held all in one building, in the former All American Homes building. It was so strange not to enter Beckman Highschool and cruise up and down the […]

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Heritage Canyon such a find!

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Heritage Canyon has such a cool name. That alone was enough to make me want to see what it was. It turned out to be a former quarry turned into an 1800’s village! Keith and I drove the beautiful Great River Road. We were headed on our way back from Dyersville, Iowa’s 2020 National Farm […]

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Election Day

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I have always loved Election Day. With my birthday falling on November 4th, half of the time, I could actually count on having a holiday for my birthday. As a kid, while I didn’t get the fun summer pool parties and the summer whooptey do celebrations, I could claim Election Day as my own. Sort […]

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