Tag Archives: Iowa

IOWA: Grotto of the Redemption

June 6th ~ West Bend, IA ~ One does not expect to find a site sometimes billed as the “Eighth Wonder of the World’ in a small town in rural NW Iowa, with an estimated population of only 700 people. … Continue reading

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IOWA: Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum

June 5th ~ West Branch, IA ~ As we expected, there is a bit of a learning curve when a third party joins us in the RV. We were up around 8:00 this morning, but by the time we got … Continue reading

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IOWA ~ Our Return Trip With Tim’s Mom Begins

June 4th ~ Chrisman, IL to West Liberty, IA Well, we are back on the road today. This time Tim and I have company (besides Gus that is). Tim’s mom, Shirley has joined us in the RV for the return … Continue reading

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South Dakota ~ Farmland, a Corn Palace, Memorial Highway, Americana

Sunday, October 5th ~ Driving from Iowa into South Dakota There are sections of small rolling hills here compared to the flat farmlands of Illinois that I have become familiar with on frequent trips to visit Tim’s family. But the slight … Continue reading

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Iowa ~ Pickers, a President and the Prairie

Saturday, October 4th – IOWA Have you ever watched the TV show American Pickers? I think it is my husbands favorite because it reminds him of his roots, growing up in the Midwest. Tim’s dad, Richard (Dick) Joseph was a … Continue reading

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