Category Archives: Illinois

Memorial Day Party!

5/27/13 Monday at Elwood, IL (Cathy and Win’s Farm) We were a bit slow getting going this morning. I cleaned house while John worked on pre trip checkups like, tire pressure (1 needed more), covers off tires, lug nuts tight … Continue reading

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Oakwood Cemetery, Birdhaven Greenhouse and New TV

5/26/13 Sunday at Elwood, IL (Cathy and Win’s Farm) After our yummy pancake breakfast we headed out to Oakwood Cemetery for their Civil War Memorial Day Service. I didn’t realize that this holiday was begun via a General Order of … Continue reading

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John Gets To Operate A Riding Lawn Mower, We All Get To Wash Miss Zanzibar

5/25/13 Saturday at Elwood, IL (Cathy and Win’s Farm) We thought it would be sunny this weekend, but alas, we have 40% chance of rain today and more tomorrow. Oh well, it is was it is. Dear Cathy’s lawn has … Continue reading

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Totem At Pilcher Nature Center and Visit Gary and Marianne

5/24/13 Friday at Elwood, IL (Cathy and Win’s Farm) Spent most of the morning working on the blog. When we finally got to Pilcher Nature Center, I got an image of their totem pole, perused the educational items inside, then … Continue reading

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Metro, Chicago Art Institute and Field Museum

5/23/13 Thursday at Elwood, IL (Cathy and Win’s Farm) Today will be cold and windy, so we bundled up for our trip to the big city, Chicago. Since none of us were eager to tackle the freeway and Chicago traffic, … Continue reading

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Joliet Area Historical Museum, Renaissance Center, Public Library and Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus

5/22/13 Wednesday at Elwood, IL (Cathy and Win’s Farm) By not shopping today, we managed to get in some great explorations. Joliet (JOH lee et) is a fairly large city, yet we were still impressed with their museum. They are … Continue reading

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Waubonsee Trail and Sugar Creek Administrative Building

5/21/13 Tuesday at Elwood, IL (Cathy and Win’s Farm) We managed to get some good sleep, despite the heavy wind and rain late into the night. Best of all, the leak damage was minimal, so we were quite grateful. First … Continue reading

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