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Taken for Granted

Before the Civil War the city of Galena, IL numbered over 10,000 residents.  Located on the Galena River, a stone’s throw from the Missisisippi River, it thrived as a steamboat hub.  It was the success of lead mining that really … Continue reading

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Great Vittles

Golly, I had the best pork ribs ever today! About an hour or so of Kansas City it was noon and hunger pangs were aknockin’. Lucky for us Toot Toot’s Family Restaurant was just ahead in town of Bethany, MO. … Continue reading

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Rico

Just past Telluride and there’s a village called Rico, Colorado nestled in the shadow of the San Juan Mountains. Rico benefits from a year-round recreational options including fishing in a trout stream that flows nearby. Winter is about skiiing. The … Continue reading

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The Hunt

Who knew that one fine May afternoon I’d be traipsing through woods in western Minnesota looking for an elusive gourmet treat. Since last year Julia had promised a trip to some unknown forested area where mosquitoes and ticks freely roam. … Continue reading

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Travel + Food = Joy (Chapter One)

On the road the options to eat are endless and are only limited by one’s imagination and taste buds. I say forget taste buds and live a little. Oh sure, those inexpensive polish sausages together with a diet lemonade at … Continue reading

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Left Texas

We stormed into Austin like a spring tornado. Austin was added to the itinerary because my wife has friends residing there during the winter. Diane and Tom are seasoned members of Minnesota’s snowbird contingent that annually skid-addles to warmer climes … Continue reading

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Art, food and more…

Kansas City is a wonderful town. Much like Minneapolis it is often maligned for being smack dab in the center of flyover land. Don’t let this fool you–it has much to offer any visitor. The weather is almost spring-like with … Continue reading

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