Category Archive: Illinois

Lincoln Presidential Museum, Illinois

“Be sure to put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” The Lincoln Presidential Museum is a fascinating examination of the life of Abraham Lincoln and in particular the conflicts and… Continue reading

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Illinois

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site contains the remains of the largest pre-Columbian Native American city, which was the cultural and economic capital of the Mississippian society that stretched from Minnesota to northern Florida… Continue reading

An Indiana Interlude and a Trip to Shedd Aquarium, Chicago

I took a break from WWOOFing a few weeks ago and went to visit my friend Carrie in Indiana, by way of an overnight in Louisville (thanks again, Art and Elaine!). It was… Continue reading

Cows at Night plus Badlands National Park. Or, Rocks in My Leggings

Since I’ve been unable to post for a few days, I have some catching up to do. Wednesday and Thursday both were lots of driving through Illinois, and then Iowa, Minnesota, and South… Continue reading