Month: June 2014

Pop Goes the Tire!

11:04 a.m. — I had just texted Bob letting him know that our GPS said we were 1:08 away and that we were looking forward to joining him & his wife, Diane, for lunch at Castle Rock Lake where they have a lake house. We’ve seen pictures of their beautiful place and we’re really looking forward …

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Lake Kegonsa

Friday night fish fry @ Springers on Lake Kegonsa (above) As we always do, we really enjoyed our time up in the Stoughton area.  We started our morning at our Lake Kegonsa State Park campsite.  Bill & Lisa came by to see how we’re living now in our 220 ft² apartment on wheels, then we …

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It’s time to hit the road…

For the past two weeks we’ve been ‘squatters’ at the Jacobs family homestead in Chenoa, Illinois. This homestead property was originally settled in 1857 by Frederick Jacobs who came over from Germany for the opportunity to farm his own land.  Frederick is the Jolly brothers’ great-great-grandfather. Hover your pointer over the photo, then click on …

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