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Old World Charm of Braidwood

When a town is built around the original Post Office, Courthouse, Public House and School.. It has a very good chance of being so packed full of old world charm that I won’t be able to stay away. 316 more words


Braidwood, Illinois


This link provides a history of Braidwood where the Donlon brothers settled after emigrating from Lanesborough – Co. Longford, Ireland.  It is 60 miles from Chicago. 65 more words

Family History


I’ve been developing a new project with some great players.  BRAIDWOOD is a counrty/roots rock band that is vocal focused and we play hit songs from the 1960’s to today.   16 more words

Chris Campbell Bass

The Sheriff Called Me Back

Today I spoke with Sheriff Braidwood-he apologized for the lack of call back.  He seemed pretty disheartened by the budget situation and said the the public would have to “feel the pain” before we would find funding. 322 more words

The Plan and the Goal

Before reading this post, you might want to scroll down to the bottom of this blog and read through the individual posts.  There’s plenty of background on what I’m about to discuss below. 886 more words

Home Sweet Home in the Land of Lincoln

Having never been to Springfield, IL, we were excited to spend time exploring our own state capital. We started with a tour of the State Capitol building, admiring the ornate stained glass, decorative ceilings and sculptures of famous political figures. 192 more words

Route 66

Warri Camping Reserve, near Braidwood - final 2 nights & Home

20 & 21 October 2014

Left Gunning and made our way via the normal back roads (albeit slower, but who’s in a hurry), Gunderoo etc,  that are way more interesting than the faster bland highways. 274 more words

2014 Trip - Aug To Oct.