Peoria, Tazewell, And Woodford: Here, There & Everywhere

Mineral Point: Eight Seniors & One Adult

      “Mineral Point: Eight Seniors & One Adult” by Mike Foster Mineral Point’s fine food, superb shops, and historic homes make it a splendid site for a four-day … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sept. 11, 2001: The Days Past, Present and Future:

Sept. 11, 2001: The Days Past, Present and Future:   Mike Foster, Metamora, Illinois: Only three days before 9/11, my wife Jo and my elder daughter Martha had visited the … Continue reading

September 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

9/11: THE HORROR OF 2001 RECALLED

9/11: THE HORROR OF 2001 RECALLED   Mike Foster, Metamora, Illinois:   It was a sunny Tuesday morning September 11, 2001 and I had just finished showering before heading into … Continue reading

September 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Review Extravaganza by Mike Foster

WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE: THE SOUNDTRACK OF THE VIETNAM WAR by Doug Bradley and Craig Werner. A Christmas gift of my elder daughter Martha, begun Dec. 26 … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Wrelkny Chapter 5 by Mike Foster

THE WRELKNY: CHAPTER FIVE     “STAGGER LEE” 32. When I woke up, all was dark and dead in the room. Only the hiss of the hook-ups. Through the unblinded … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling by Mike Foster

      “WHEN IRISH EYES ARE SMILING”   Donnelly’s Irish Pub Facebook 4501 N. Rockwood Drive Peoria, Illinois 309-691-0800 Open Mondays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.  [Some … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Fifth Sunday of Lent by Ted Wolgamot,Psy.D

THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT “Neither do I condemn you.” 8:11   Today’s gospel is a story about a trial. Trials mesmerize us. We love reading about them in murder … Continue reading

March 10, 2016 · Leave a comment