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Posts about things in Indiana’s South Central region

Trains on Main, a Rising Sun Tradition


As a young girl growing up near Pittsburgh, some of my fondest Christmas memories include the vast holiday decorating my parents would undertake. Dad–the original “Clark Griswold” of Christmas Vacation movie fame—with trees, wreaths, and thousands (and thousands) of lights Read more >

Peaceful and Reflective Destination


Indiana has a few destinations that almost force you to slow down: St. Meinrad, New Harmony and (my most recent destination) Ferdinand and the Monastery of Immaculate Conception. While my visit was on a dreary fall day, the beauty and Read more >

Visit Southeast Indiana


I receive a monthly newsletter about all the events and activities going on in Southeast Indiana – Dearborn County specifically. In the last issue there was so much to do I knew I had to spread the word for all Read more >

Spirit of Jasper Ride & Dine


Dad worked for Amtrak. Train rides were part of my childhood. So when I heard about the Spirit of Jasper Ride & Dine excursion, I arranged for tickets for my husband and me! Jasper is located in Dubois County, southwest of Read more >