Back to the Midwest.  Saw a few cool things, worked with some very, very nice Librarians and spent a couple of weekends in Saint Louis .  Not too shabby.
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Porter's Steakhouse.  Pepperloin City?

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A small, anonymous IL town.  The rest of the town was quite nice so I imagine this was graffiti done in protest.

Saint Louis Weekends

Worlds Biggest Catsup?
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Librarians (and an Intern) in Odell, IL.
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Super sweet Librarians in Lebanon, IL
Just like my accidental discovery the worlds largest catsup bottle, this installation in the middle of a very rural IL corn field made for a very pleasant surprise.  Very, very cool stuff! 
 more coming soon