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Indiana’s Best of 2015

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Happy New Year’s Eve! It’s almost time to start a new year and it could not be a bigger one for the state of Indiana! The state’s bicentennial begins in 2016 and plans to celebrate it extend throughout the year! Read more >

Trains on Main, a Rising Sun Tradition

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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

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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 >