Springfield IL 2013

It seems like we are always going back to Springfield.

Sarah's Notebook

Lincoln Home from 1st Trip Lincoln Home from 1st Trip

Without really setting out to we seem to get over to Springfield, Illinois every four or five years. The first time I went was with a 4-H bus trip. It was at a miserable time of year and we were supposed to sleep on floor of the gym at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in sleeping bags. It rained buckets and some of the sleeping bags got wet in the bus cargo area and we had to share the dry ones that were left. Meaning I had to give up my Mickey and Minnie Mouse one – I was NOT happy 8 year old.

First Trip to Springfield to My Latest

It was a memorable trip. I had my Disc camera (for you young people that was a flat camera whose film was a round disc) and took photos of every place we went from New…

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Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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