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 … Read more

2012 Paducah Quilt Show

Paducah is Ready for the 2012 AQS Quilt Show On the way home from our spring trip Jo and I decided to stop by Paducah to see how preparations were going for the big 2012 Paducah Quilt Show & Quilters Convention. Last year tornadoes, severe storms, and floods almost cancelled the show. The main show … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more