Trip to Rural Illinois – 2013

Most years we try to make our annual pilgrimage to Cumberland County, Illinois during fair week.  Here are some photos from this year’s trip.                         Related Posts: My biggest (writing) regret Cuba Siempre

DAY SIX of RURAL ILLINOIS 2012

August 24, 2012 After lunch and taking in a few harness races at the fair, we drove up to Tuscola to see a new store called Vintage Karma.  Ainslie and Laura, the owners, were so welcoming and friendly.  They have a great thing going there on Sale Street. The shop features work by several artists…

DAY THREE of RURAL ILLINOIS 2012

August 21, 2012 Today we enjoyed lunch at The Fillin’ Station in Toledo.  The town has an historic square with a courthouse, post office, newspaper and small businesses.  It reminds me of To Kill A Mockingbird and Back To The Future. After lunch, they had finished judging at the halls so we stopped in to see who…