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Illinois Trying to Ban Gas-Powered Vehicles By 2035?
Illinois Trying to Ban Gas-Powered Vehicles By 2035?
Illinois Trying to Ban Gas-Powered Vehicles By 2035?
I don't want to be the old man on the porch constantly complaining about why things have to change and wishing we could go back 30 years to "the good times", but there's a new proposal in Illinois that wants to ban gas-powered vehicles by the year 2035 and I'm grumpy about it.
It's Apparently OK for Missouri Amish to Use Computers - Sort Of
It's Apparently OK for Missouri Amish to Use Computers - Sort Of
It's Apparently OK for Missouri Amish to Use Computers - Sort Of
Like many in northeast Missouri, I live near many Amish families and greatly respect their faith and approach to life. I was under the impression that they were adverse to all kinds of technology, but I'm apparently wrong as Missouri Amish are apparently able to use computers - sort of. It's rather complicated.
Most Boring Places In Illinois: Travel Site Names The 10 Yawniest
Most Boring Places In Illinois: Travel Site Names The 10 Yawniest
Most Boring Places In Illinois: Travel Site Names The 10 Yawniest
After making the mistake of once telling my dad I was bored during summer vacation and having him find lots of chores for me to fix that, I've been careful about saying something is boring. However, travel websites that track these sorts of things have no problem at all telling you that Illinois has got some seriously dull places to visit...assuming you'd ever want to.
Shocker! The Town Named "Illinois' Most Charming" Isn't Galena
Shocker! The Town Named "Illinois' Most Charming" Isn't Galena
Shocker! The Town Named "Illinois' Most Charming" Isn't Galena
Wait, what? I thought that if you were going to put together a piece about the most charming, beautiful, romantic, scenic, historic, welcoming, or interesting town in Illinois you had to write about Galena. Don't get me wrong, I love visiting Galena, but they're always being named number-one for something...but not in this category.
Seriously? Of All The Foods, Illinoisans Hate This One The Most?
Seriously? Of All The Foods, Illinoisans Hate This One The Most?
Seriously? Of All The Foods, Illinoisans Hate This One The Most?
There are lots of different types of food that, understandably, are gross, disgusting, or just really unappealing for many people. However, after reading a list of the most hated foods by state, I'm convinced that we Illinoisans could and should pick another food to call our most hated, because the one we hate...is really too dull to hate that much.
Illinois Cicadas: What Eats Them, And What If Your Dog Does?
Illinois Cicadas: What Eats Them, And What If Your Dog Does?
Illinois Cicadas: What Eats Them, And What If Your Dog Does?
There's been a long build up to this once-in-every-220-years cicada emergence, and it will all start taking place within the next couple of weeks. With somewhere around a trillion cicadas popping out of the ground, maybe you've wondered what creatures will eat these big, loud bugs, and will you need to rush your dog to the vet if it happens in your yard.

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