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Horses Being Slaughtered For Human Consumption

 Photo by David Herman I was unaware that horses were being slaughtered as a delicacy for human consumption until I met Carrie Gobernatz, an editor at HorseBack Magazine. She has been on a mis


Here Comes the Train!

Photo by David Herman  It is a beautiful day. It isn't too bright which is good for my photography subjects today in the historic town of Galena, IL.  I am compiling a group of photos to offer at a local


Happy Delinda Boone Craig Day

During the Great Temperance Movement of the 1800s of which alcohol consumption was a topic of major concern, there arose a great lady 20 miles East of Galena, Illinois.  Her name was Delinda Boone Craig, granddaught


Hanover IL Pop 750: Weekly Men’s Group

Every Thursday morning for years a group of men meet at the local diner. Combined, these five men have well over an estimated 350 years of life experience. They meet no matter what the weather brings. When one does not s


Erin Moran from Happy Days, Dead at 56

The girl many of us watched grow up over the years, on the popular TV show "Happy Days" died. She was found in an unresponsive state by local authorities in Corydon, Indiana on April 22nd. Cause of death


Let Us Have Tree-metery's

  Four months ago my father passed away.    This ended my 59 years of feeling immortal. This event woke me up to realize that someday, I too will be the one my family will be faced with


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