Travel Tips

Travel tips

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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Resolutions & A New Year 2021

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New Years Resolutions yes or no? How interesting it was to learn that January gets it name from Janus, the two-faced god. I learned that this god supposedly looks backward into the old year and forwards into the new. Many of us would just assume look only forward, but if we think about it, there […]

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Traveling Through Ornaments

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With travel close to a standstill this Christmas, many of us may be traveling through memories. For Keith and I, when we travel, we tend to pick up Christmas ornaments as souvenirs. Then each year when I decorate the tree, I can remember back to that magical trip as I place the ornament on the […]

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Train Shed

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When traveling to a destination one of the important aspects is finding a nice place to eat! Rose Hammit and I recently traveled to St. Louis Union Station. We rode the St. Louis Wheel, then toured the St. Louis Aquarium. The only thing left was lunch! Luckily for us, we were hosted at the wonderful […]

Plan ahead

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Okay, so you are traveling in an RV or camping, you have isolation down. Or maybe you plan on driving and staying in hotels so you won’t be taking public transportation. You are limiting your exposure, keeping your social distance. You are ready to travel Post Covid 19! Grab your map, mask and go! Right? […]