Goin’ Local: Willowbrook Wildlife Center

Note: This is the first in a series called Goin' Local, where we explore what Chicago's Western Suburbs have to offer. We can't [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Civil War Pumpkin Patch

This pumpkin patch featured the biggest Civil War reenactment we've seen.

By | October 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Achieving Goals – A Journey of 1000 Miles

The gorgeous, creepy creature that weaved the beautiful web in the above picture had to start somewhere. But where? And how? How does a spider start weaving its web? I guess, as they say, a journey of 1,000 miles begins with one step...

By | October 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Preparing Kids for a Civil War Road Trip

If you’re planning to visit some U.S. Civil War sites with your kids, I’m going to assume that you are a bit of a geek and have done a fair amount of research about the Civil War yourself. The resources are endless for adults interested in this period of American History.

By | October 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Route 66: Day 1- Illinois, Missouri, Kansas

Goal: Tulsa, OK If you ask my son what his favorite part of our road trip was, he would say the Gemini Giant. For the life of me, I can’t figure out why...

By | August 3rd, 2016|2 Comments
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