September 3, 2012

Two score and seven years ago is about when the seeds of an Abe Lincoln obsession were sown in the heart and soul of schoolboy Mickey Straub, whose Pennsylvania roots fed his interest in Lincoln’s historic vi

September 1, 2012

Mickey Straub left Burr Ridge Saturday morning for Gettysburg, Pa.; he begins his 50-day journey in Harrisburg on Sept. 4.

August 28, 2012

Mickey Straub has an easy way of describing his upcoming trip across the United States.

“I’m a guy from the land of Lincoln, in a Lincoln, quoting Lincoln,” he said.

The trip itself, though, likely won’t be so easy.

August 26, 2012

BURR RIDGE, ILLINOIS--Some baseball fans organize visits to all of the major league ballparks; others make treks to a list of prominent golf courses.