My life and visits in the U.S. Midwest. I lived in Peoria, Illinois in 1970-1977. I was born in Rockford, Illinios, and lived their eight of my first nine years, 1936-1945. My brother Loyd has lived in Rockford since the early 1970s.
My mother's family lived in or near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. There are other homes and destinations, eight states in all.