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Ozark Road Trip Part 2

The Cahokia Mounds

I first read about Cahokia in the book 1491 by Charles Mann (totally worth reading).  I was fascinated to discover that North America’s most advanced civilization was located right outside what is now Saint Louis.   314 more words


Homemade Bounty Bars

In Denmark you can buy Bounty candy bars which is a coconut filling covered in chocolate. Essentially it’s like a Mounds or Almond Joy candy bar. 377 more words


Field Notes - Sculpting Mounds.

Finally we were not only stacking, but SCULPTING!  We were sculpting mounds.  Here is how we were doing it.

Then we added grass.

We got some rest too!

From Catsup to Cahokia: One Night in Collinsville, Illinois

September 2012

My husband laughed when I told him we were going to look at the world’s largest catsup bottle. (World’s Largest Catsup Bottle, 800 South Morrison Avenue, Illinois Route 159, Collinsville, IL62234). 570 more words

U.S. Vacations

Brit Week: Sometimes You Don't

The Almond Joy and the Mounds are not two of the most popular candy bars in the American canon.

You have to love coconut, for starters. 207 more words