regional travel

draw of the dealership

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Mr. Farmer can’t help pulling into a farm dealership. It is like a magnet with a pull that draws our vehicle right into the drive. With so many things closed, checking out dealerships closed, and open is a big draw. I have been working on stories and visits to dealerships this past month. The draw […]

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Planning your vaction!

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Is there anything more precious than vacation time? Today while I am writing this post, it is National Plan Your Vacation Day. The U.S Travel Association stated that 97% of Americans report that having a trip planned makes them happy! The NPVD planner quote that I take away is this. “Survey data also found that […]

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Maid Rite is Made Right!

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Today I took my husband Keith to Maid Rite in Springfield, Illinois. This wonderful diner famous for its loose meat sandwiches has been on the National Historic Register since 1924. Inside we were told that this site dates back to even earlier than that. The Building The diner is located in a train caboose. To […]

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Mowequa Coal Mine Disaster

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Growing up in Pawnee Peabody No. #, was the world’s largest coal mine right outside of town. I was used to having friends’ family working in the coal industry. But by the time I became acquainted with the coal industry, although it was still a dangerous profession, it was nothing like what miners faced during […]

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Women’s Voting History

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It was a long time coming, the right for women to vote. The 100th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act went into affect in August of 2020. While the 19th amendment to the Constitution was passed in 1919, it was enacted in 1920. Travel to see suffrage sites. There are several places you can travel […]

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