Urban travel

The St. Louis Aquarium, let's go!

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Want to visit the St. Louis Aquarium? I just visited along with my friend Rose Hammitt on a hosted visit! The St. Louis Aquarium reopened on June 8th after being closed during COVID-19. On our visit Rose and I saw sharks, jelly fish, a seahorse, an anteater and more! This amazing aquarium offers over 13,000 […]

A View from the St. Louis Wheel!

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I crave great views and my latest great view was of the St. Louis, Missouri skyline from the St. Louis Wheel. The St. Louis Wheel is a huge Ferris wheel at Union Station. My friend Rose Hammitt and I were hosted at the St. Louis Wheel where we rode 200 feet high to an astounding […]

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? […]

Sattley Co.

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Sattely Manufacturing Roots run deep here in farm country. Their story begins in Rochester, Illinois at a blacksmith shop. Here they developed a plow. Later they expanded into agricultural implements. This growth eventually led to a huge company headquartered in Springfield, Illinois. In Springfield the Sattley Manufacturing Co. manufactured plows, cultivators, harrows, farm wagons and […]

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a walk through Southwind Park

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Travel these days means a walk in a nearby locale! Part of the excitement has been finding fun nearby places to stretch the legs. We also want to see some new scenery. It was a bit wet for hiking, this Friday. But a walk through Southwind Park in the Springfield, Illinois proved to be a […]

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