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Lafayette & West Lafayette Posts

Posts about the Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana areas

Wind Farm

Turbine

I’m no stranger to wind farms. My parents have a few on their property and I was fascinated a few years ago when they were building them. A novel idea to use wind power – a renewable source of energy Read more >

DT Kirby’s

Grilled Cheese

I’ve been to Lafayette several times in the last year and always find great places to eat. This last week, a new place was recommended to me and it did not disappoint – DT Kirby’s. Now if you are looking for Read more >

Shrimp Farm … in Indiana?

RDM Shrimp Farm

Yes, you read correctly … there is a shrimp farm in Indiana and I found it FASCINATING. I had the privilege to visit Fowler, Indiana (about 40 minutes northwest of Lafayette) and tour the RDM Shrimp Farm. We spent about Read more >

Indiana Zoos

Potawatomi Zoo

The weather is getting warmer. I know, it seems almost unbelievable, but it is. So what better way to celebrate than to visit one of Indiana’s great zoos! Potawatomi Zoo (South Bend) – Last summer, my daughter and I headed Read more >

Northern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 2

In trying to create an Indiana Beer Trail, we’ve hit a bit of a snag, but only a minor one. On Day 1, we managed to visit seven breweries all in “Da Region”, all within 20 miles of each other. Read more >

Children’s Museums

KidsCommons

So it’s still cold. It’s still dreary. Everyone is getting a little bit of cabin fever. You need to get out. You need a children’s museum. Lucky for you, there are many options across the state. Choose a destination and Read more >