Macomb Poetry Festival (Macomb, Illinois)

yes, so this is good morning from the Meredosia Boat Dock, admiring the Magical Jeep from mom’s front porch, getting schooled on organic tea by BroFlo (confirmed hippie NRA-member), rolling on 67, over the bridge at Beardstown then on to West Central Illinois Arts Center on the square in Macomb, Illinois for the “Midwest Contemporary Voices” reading during the Macomb Poetry Festival with featured readers David Wright & Michele McDannold (Magical Jeep Lending Library in tow), presented by Barbara Harroun, Western Illinois University English Professor…. then around the square a bit and magical jeep wandering along backroads (the greatest) of McDonough County. & a little cemetery visit

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Burlington, Iowa Frozen January Riverfront

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The Burlington Rail Bridge (pictured below) is a vertical-lift railroad bridge that crosses the Mississippi River between Burlington, Iowa and Gulf Port, Illinois.

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The Great River Bridge crosses the Mississippi River at Burlington, Iowa on US Route 34 across from Gulf Port, Illinois

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view from the Riverfront back at the town of Burlington..

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