Home of the Corvette – Bowling Green, Kentucky

The Chevrolet Corvette is an American icon. If I am not mistaken it is the original American sports car, having been introduced in 1953. The Corvette is also the longest running continually produced production car in the world (or is it just America? Doesn’t really matter, it has been produced a very long time without interruption). Since 1981 the Corvette has been produced in Bowling Green, at an old Chrysler air conditioning plant, of all things. Continue reading

Iowa

Please allow me to be honest with you for a minute. I have a confession to make. I don’t think I have ever looked up the definition of the Midwest. Hell, I didn’t know that there was an official definition, but apparently there is. The Midwest, as defined by the US Census Bureau, is the 12 states that make up the north central US. Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. That be the Midwest. The heartland. Here is Wikipedia’s definition. Continue reading