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…

Hamilton, Missouri

About three years ago I told Wendy, who had been a faithful watcher of the YouTube Channel Missouri Star Quilt Company, that I would like to take her to Hamilton to visit the town and this incredible little company. To understand the impact of this unique family, who began this, is to note that this…

No Bermuda triangle

As we walked onto Cooper’s Island, the site of the US base in Bermuda, now abandoned, and talked about the work to be done and the beauty of the Island, I had to confess I was feeling pretty exhausted. After a weekend in Vernon, a week in the office in Toronto and then four long…