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Thu
16
Sep '10

Dubuque Dragon Boat Festival

The weekend of Sept 9th to Sept 12th I traveled back to Dubuque to catch the Dubuque Dragon Boat Festival and their annual Riverfest festival. On this trip I left Ross at home in favor of a girls getaway with three girl friends from back in my high school days. We stayed at the Hotel […]

Sat
21
Aug '10

Traveling to Dubuque Iowa

In mid-August Jo and I decided to take a trip to the Dubuque Iowa area to see a few sights and visit a quilt shop in nearby Bellevue. I also had a few golf courses I wanted to play 🙂 We arrived on a Tuesday afternoon and decided to drive west of Dubuque, about 20 […]

Mon
5
Jul '10

Dubuque Golf

Our plans were to check out a few golf courses in the Dubuque area, visit JoQuilter’s Fabric Shop in Bellevue, Iowa, and enjoy the fourth of July fireworks along the river at Dubuque’s Lock & Dam. We arrived early on Thursday morning at the Grant River Recreation Area by Potosi figuring we’d be able to […]

Sun
9
May '10

Potosi Brewery – River Road

On the way back from the Paducah Quilt Show Jo and decided to swing by the Mississippi River Road through Fulton, Illinois and stay at one of our favorite Corps of Engineering RV parks Thomson Causeway. The next day we traveled to Dubuque, Iowa and were impressed with continued renewal going on in their downtown […]

Sat
17
Apr '10

Arriving at Paducah

Whenever Jo goes to the Paducah AQS Quilt Show, we like to arrive a few days earlier to have some extra time to enjoy the area and get a better choice of an RV campsite. Touring the Dogwood Trail and golfing are among these pre-show pursuits. Last year (2009) there wasn’t an official Dogwood Trail […]

Wed
7
Apr '10

Cathy’s Quilts – Hot Springs, Arkansas

I’ve stopped in Cathy’s Quilt Shop several times before on visits to Hot Springs. The store has excellent light, natural and artificial, a real plus when you are picking out or trying to match fabric. It is also very spacious. One of Cathy’s specialties is long arm quilting. There are several examples of her work […]