The Other Illinois State Fair. And a Llama.

September 12, 2017 by - 4 Comments

  For eight of the last eleven years we’ve attended Illinois’ DuQuion State Fair. It’s one of two state fairs in the state. I get it. Illinois is a very loooooong state, so having two state fairs is handy. Husband doesn’t like large crowds, and I melt like butter if it’s over eighty-five degrees, so …Read More

Off To The Fair

August 26, 2013 by - 2 Comments

(photo by Kermit Moore) I am a big fan of traditions. Not just of big holiday traditions like serving turkey at Thanksgiving (along with cornbread dressing and scalloped oysters and homemade rolls and a little cranberry sauce to cut the carbohydrates), hiding Easter baskets for my kids, and crafting handmade Valentines for my darlings on …Read More