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La Colina Linda B&B

Visited this lovely B&B over the weekend – Read our review of it!

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We had the amazing good fortune to meet Kathy and Jeri at our local farmer’s market.  Turns out they own and operate the La Colina Linda B&B.  They invited us out to visit their property, see their extensive gardens, and spend some time with them. La Colina Linda Farm and B & B-8628

To start with, both Jeri and Kathy are lovely.  Both have been in Southern Illinois for a long time and are very knowledgeable of the region.  Both have a variety of interests and were great to talk with.  It was fun to trade recipes with Kathy while learning from both about their garden, sustainable farming techniques, and about how they are investing in their local community by teaching others to grow and cook vegetables.

Their B&B is nestled in the heart of the Southern Illinois wine trail.  The B&B is off the beaten path and an amazing place for a quiet retreat away from the hustle and…

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,800 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 6 years to get that many views.

Click here to see the complete report.