One year later

On July 1, 2021, we awoke for the very first time in our very first house. Hard to believe to some, yes I know you’ve had your own home for decades and it’s long since paid off….well not us as we’ve had housing provided for almost all our married days, but that’s another story. All…

Jesse James

We stayed at a hotel in Kearney Missouri that turned out to be just down the road from the burial place of the famous outlaw Jesse James. The story of Jesse James has made for many a movie, but I was interested to learn that he is seen as something of a hero in the…

Home of JC Penney

When we were Hamilton Missouri, we took note of the fact that this was the home of JC Penney. The small wooden house that he grew up in is still there, though we didn’t go in the house. By the time JC Penney brought a store to the town, it was store number 500. So…