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Sun
10
Aug '14

Visiting Cedarburg Wisconsin

My sisters and I recently spent a weekend in the Cedarburg WI area. Knowing that was our plan, of course this meant I had to take them to the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts – a museum not to miss. They have exhibits that change on a regular basis, so check their website […]

Mon
20
May '13

Restaurants and Camping Grand Rivers KY

Grand Rivers, Kentucky – Restaurants and RV Parks When Jo and I go to the Paducah Quilt Show we usually stay at the Canal Park Campground near Grand Rivers, Kentucky. During Quilt Week I’ll bet at least half the campers at Canal Park are attending the big AQS Show. Located about 25 miles east of […]

Tue
16
Apr '13

Paducah AQS Quilt Show

Getting Ready for Paducah Jo has been busy packing ARVY (our Rialta Motor Home) for her first trip of the 2013 season – which will be to Paducah, Kentucky for the annual Quilt Show & Quilters Convention. We’ve had a very cold and wet early spring here in Wisconsin so we are especially looking forward […]

Wed
28
Mar '12

Tyler Quilt Show

Tyler Quilt Show and interesting things to see and do during the Azalea Festival Jo and I traveled to Tyler Texas to attend the 31st annual Azalea Quilt Show sponsored by the Quilters’ Guild of East Texas. (The 37th annual event will be held March 23-24, 2018) The event is held on the third or […]

Sat
4
Feb '12

Wisconsin Quilt & Fabric Shop

YDS – A quilting fabric shop in Wisconsin not to miss On a nice sunny Saturday we (my quilting friends Sue, Nancy, and me) decided it was a perfect day for a trip to YDS (pronounced yards), one of our favorite fabric shops located near Omro, WI. If you reside in Wisconsin (or Northern Illinois) […]

Sun
27
Nov '11

Dubuque Thanksgiving Trip

Jo and I continued our tradition in spending Thanksgiving at a historic hotel along the Great River Road with her sister Donna and husband Dan. This year we traveled to Dubuque, Iowa to spend the holiday at the Hotel Julian Dubuque. Previously we’ve enjoyed Thanksgiving at the Desoto Hotel in Galena and the St. James […]

Mon
2
May '11

Grand Rivers Quilt Show & Spring Festival

Grand Rivers, Kentucky Each April, coinciding with the big AQS quilting show and convention in Paducah, Grand Rivers also hosts its own show at its Community Center. Grand Rivers is a quaint little village that sits between Kentucky and Barkley lakes, at the north end of the National Park/Recreation Area appropriately named Land Between the […]

Tue
5
Oct '10

Fall Color Lake Superior

Wisconsin-Upper Peninsula Lake Superior Circle Tour During the last week in September we were up north along Lake Superior catching fall color from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to Duluth, Minnesota. Along Lake Superior the area that generally turns full color first is in the Michigan Western Upper Peninsula around the Porcupine Mountains and the middle […]