regional travel

Dunkirk Indiana

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Keith and I visited Jay County recently. We came to town for the Tri-State Gas and Engine Show. While there, Gyneth Ausburger, Director of the Jay County Indiana CVB shared some of the glories of the little town of Dunkirk, “Glass Capital of the Indiana”. It was the discovery of natural gas in the 1880’s,  […]

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outdoor activities

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Perry County Missouri is a beautiful place! During my hosted visit Trish Erzfeld the Perry County Tourism Director took Keith and I to some wonderful outdoor places! This part of the country is so much fun to visit because it is so different than home. While central Illinois is beautiful in its own way, it […]

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Voyage Home

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In the little town of Riverside, Iowa there is a walk into the future. According to the Voyage Home Riverside History Center, this is the “future birthplace of Captain James T. Kirk” . He will be born on March 22, 2228! Keith and I were returning from Amana Colonies, Iowa when I asked him to […]

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Visit to the American Tractor Museum

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There is a new tractor museum in town, the American Tractor Museum. It will blow your socks off! The museum was created to honor farmers. As a farmer’s wife, we were thrilled at this recognition and tribute to agricultural preservation. This museum is a beauty. Keith and I were invited to take a look a […]

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The Communal Kitchen Museum!

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It is hard to imagine living in a group environment. That though is just what they did in the Amana Colonies. The Amana Colonies are seven villages. Located on 26,000 acres the colonies are in east-central Iowa. In these communal villages, the colonists all dined together. They ate food cooked in a communal kitchen. I […]

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