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Liberty or Death · 1M ago

Grundy County Heritage Museum

In July 2016, Yai and I visited the Grundy County Museum. There are several buildings on the museum grounds. Perhaps most impressive is the old public school. But tours start in the newer mu...
Liberty or Death · 1M ago

Hardin County Farm Museum

The Hardin County Farm Museum is a little different than most museums I have visited because it holds a lot of good memories. My family and I have attended pancake breakfasts and political e...
Liberty or Death · 1M ago

The Wells Hotel

In the little town of Wellsburg stands the Wells Hotel. If I recall correctly, it is a house that once was owned by George Wells and served as a residence for farmhands. The house was purcha...
Liberty or Death · 1M ago

Bremer County Museum

If you want to see everything in one place, it may be time to visit the Bremer County Historical Society Museum in Waverly. Regardless of whether you're looking for historic documents, wild ...
Liberty or Death · 1M ago

New Providence

Have you ever been to an old soda fountain where the community gathers for breakfast every month? If not, it may be time for a trip to New Providence (below). During the summer of 2016, I vi...
Liberty or Death · 2M ago

2017 Survey and Giveaway Results!

Thank you to the 23 readers who answered my survey this year and the 13 who joined the giveaway! Grace H. won the 10 cards featuring Grandma Carson's art. My sister Sarah Faith Carson won th...
Liberty or Death · 2M ago

2017 Survey and Giveaway

Time certainly is fleeting. Can you believe it's already time for the 2017 Survey and Giveaway?  This year I've switched up a couple of the questions. I always love learning more about my re...
Liberty or Death · 2M ago

Autumnal Adventures - Part 2

On our way back from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in West Branch, Kathleen and I visited the Old Capitol in Iowa City. There were several beautiful churches between the...
Liberty or Death · 3M ago

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum

I finally did it. I got a photo with Donald Trump. Well...almost.Long-time readers will remember that last election my sister and I tried to get a photo with and autograph from each candidat...
Liberty or Death · 3M ago

Autumnal Adventures - Part 1

This fall I have taken a little time for some fun. My siblings and I took a road trip to Prairie du Chien, and my friend Kathleen and I took a road trip to West Branch. While covering a Phea...