Views of places along the Mississippi River in Wisconsin.
One of my goals this summer was to go festival crazy, while not overdosing on corn dogs and funnel cakes. Mission accomplished. I only had one corn dog and one funnel cake, but I couldn’t pass up my first (and last) fried Twinkie. Here’s a list of the festivals that were part of my summer/fall circuit: • National
I love small town museums. Most owe their continued existence to a core group of believers who donate unimagined amounts of time to the lofty goal of preserving the town’s history for future generations, even as those generations are indifferent to that very history. In spite of their best efforts, the museum is usually a
The Carriage Classic is a two-day antique carriage riding competition on the grounds of Villa Louis in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
After a 7 hour drive from St. Louis, I pull into Prairie du Chien (Wisconsin) on Thursday evening and look for a place to stay that is cheap and wired. The Holiday Motel, according to the lodging guide, fits the bill. Cheap is relative, though; it is still costing me $60/night with all the added taxes.