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Build the Perfect Mousetrap Mousetraps invented in the 1500’s, and emerging in the 1800’s the design we know today. The Mousetrap has been a necessary evil to get rid of those pesky critters who end up doing potentially severe damage to equipment not to mention the health risks. Here in the Midwest as the camping season
-> Continue reading Building a Better Mousetrap, The Yooper
We Do Get It We Do We understand why everyone goes to Las Vegas, the allure of doing whatever you want within the law of course. And as you walk around you see examples of these extremes gathered here. Everything from liquor to women and men for hire, if you want to try it, you can
-> Continue reading More Then a Strip Tease, Las Vegas
Nothing like driving through the countryside taking in the scenery. We at Gazettour love those lazy roaming Saturdays with a nice dinner after. A chance to enjoy a crisp autumn color kind of day with those close to you. We use this updated fall color timeline to get a feel for where and when to go. So grab your
-> Continue reading Chart Your Fall Color Drive
Oshkosh WI is a small town in the heart of the dairy land. Rolling hills cheese and during the last week of July each year over half a million people. EAA AirVenture, the largest aviation event in the US if not the world, is much more than a gathering of aircraft it is a reunion. A reunion of
-> Continue reading Woodstock for Wing Nuts, More than a AirVenture..
Wine Anyone? Having a nice glass of wine is a luxury. Luckily, I have had the opportunity to taste quite a many glasses of wine in the past. Over the years I have been able to visit wineries from the valleys of California to the shores of the Great Lakes. In my opinion, my palette
-> Continue reading Southern Illinois, a Midwestern Wine Country
Who Knew? Having lived in Illinois for most of my 55 revolutions around the sun, I have never ventured to Shawnee National Forest. As a kid, my parents took me on those inexpensive, close to home, vacations as a treat. We loved spending time away from home together. Our main go-to as a family was
-> Continue reading Shawnee National Forest- This is still Illinois?