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Category: Illinois

Grant Park in Galena, Illinois

It is easy to get caught up in the excitement of this busy little town and not look at the whole picture. I don’t know about any of you, but […]

Thunder Bay Falls…Galena, IL

On the way to Galena, lies a beautiful waterfall area that is worth the stop! Located on Thunder Bay Road, the GPS got me there in one piece, but the […]

Finding the Blues Brothers in Illinois

I have to say that besides “Ferris Bueller,” the other movie that SCREAMS Illinois is the “Blues Brothers.” Funny enough, for me I first found them at the Joliet Correctional […]

Finding Ferris Bueller in Chicago

As most of you know, Ferris Buellers Day Off was filmed heavily around Illinois, and mostly in Chicago. John Hughes, the director, had grown up in the suburbs, so he […]