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Explore the Indiana Glass Trail

The Indiana Glass Trail was launched in 2010 and is a showcase for talented Hoosier artisans and glass blowers who create magic with glass.  The trail connects several communities throughout the state, including Anderson/Madison County, Columbus, Hamilton County, Kokomo/Howard County, and Muncie/Delaware County.  Glass Read more >

Where in the world?

Take a look at the images below and then take a short quiz afterwards. (No fancy functionalities here. Grade your own quiz…no cheating!) Where in the world would you find such outstanding architecture and public art? a.) New York City Read more >

Dining around downtown Columbus

When my husband and I get a chance to have a date night, we don’t need to drive up to Indianapolis for a great meal. Tre Bicchieri in Columbus, Indiana (where we live) is a charming Italian restaurant nestled among many other Read more >

Nienaber’s Farm Market

I love to spread the joys of fall throughout the season. A trip to the apple orchard one weekend, pumpkin patch the next.  But if autumn is passing you buy more quickly than you’d like, and you need to check Read more >

Freedom Field: Where everyone can play

As you approach Freedom Field in Columbus, Indiana, it appears out of a sea of soccer fields like a mirage of childhood wonderment.  This innovative 1.5 acre playground inspired a chorus of “oohs” and “aahs” from my 3-year-old nephew when Read more >

Columbus: Unforgettable Getaway

Last week I visited Columbus to tour the town and see its top attractions. This is the third post in a three-post series about my trip. On my trip to Columbus, I expected architecture to be the focal point of Read more >

Columbus: Unexpected Family Fun

Last week I visited Columbus to tour the town and see its top attractions. This is the second post in a three-post series about my trip. The feeling I got when I stepped into downtown Columbus was delightful. The area Read more >