Grundy County, Illinois (Well, OK, a lot of it’s in, not quite all, but quite a lot.) Continue reading Hay’s In!
Big Rock, Illinois population: 1,157 The house was built around 1908-1910 by two farmers who were ready to retire & move into town. It later became known as the “Michael House” when the Michael family moved in. And to this day, it’s known as the Michael House. It became the Big Rock Library in 2009. … Continue reading Libraries & Grand Old Flags That I Guess Aren’t So Grand Anymore
Elva, Illinois DeKalb County population: even the U.S. census folks don’t know The railroad whistlestop little town of Elva was developed back around the 1850s on land donated by Joseph Glidden, an American farmer, businessman, developer of barbed wire. The town was named after his eldest daughter. Now it’s no longer a town, it’s a … Continue reading Nine Silos and……………………a barn?
M – I – crooked letter – crooked letter – I – crooked letter – crooked letter – I – hunchback – hunchback – I …………. As soon as I saw those steps — crooked steps, crooked steps — my mind went to Mom teaching us kids how to spell Missippi way back when. Dixon, … Continue reading Remembering How to Spell Mississippi
Hey yourself. Oakwood Cemetery, Dixon, Illinois Continue reading Backatcha
A rather lazy crossing guard……………. OK, nexxxxxxxxt !! (I guess that meant me.) Dixon, Illinois pop. 15,135 Continue reading Helping the Ladies Cross the Street?
Kane County, Illinois Continue reading zen buddha burro