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'What the hell is that?': A Thursday at the resale shop

Thursday, 2 July, 2015, at the Leydig Center resale shop, Dixon, Illinois, which shop seems to be located in an old factory. It takes in donations, as below, and what profits it makes go to local charities–a worthy cause. 538 more words


Happy Birthday Mr.President

Ronald Wilson Reagan was born February 6,1911 in Tampico,Illinois and raised in Dixon.

Ronald Reagan was among the greatest men to be President.

From The Sky, Dixon Church Looks Like A Penis

CHICAGO (CBS) — There is no way to put this delicately: There is a church in Dixon that looks like a penis.

About 20 years ago, one would have to either be inside a spy satellite, or airplane or helicopter to see it. 156 more words


Farms and Barns 9 Regional Competition

I am honored to report that three of my submissions have been accepted into the Farms and Barns 9 Regional Competition. Barn Overseer, … 60 more words

Plein Air Paintings

Hello Dixon, Illinois!

A lot of you might be a little confused about why I am talking about Dixon, Illinois when my last blog post talked about being in… 505 more words

Apple Bake

A still life. Not my usual genre. But I had a reason, or should I say reasons.

A competition deadline was looming. A regional competition offered the challenge to create works based upon the themeĀ  “Raw and Cooked”. 133 more words

Studio Works

Who steals millions of dollars of city funds to buy horses? Rita Crundwell, that's who - lessons in municipal mismanagement

$53 million dollars. That’s how much money former Dixon, IL Comptroller Rita Crundwell embezzled from city coffers over a span of about 22 years. Crundwell served as the city’s comptroller and finance officer from 1983 until she was arrested in 2012. 989 more words

Municipal Leadership