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3 Fun Ways to Keep Cool This Summer

Today marks the first day of summer, and I’m already plotting ways to get relief from the heat and humidity that often hangs around Indiana this time of year. There are many great lakes, pools, splash pads and water parks Read more >

The Commons in Columbus Opens April 30

A few weeks ago, the Columbus Area Visitors Center was kind enough to invite me on a tour of the new Commons facility in downtown Columbus. As a Columbus resident, this was a great treat–a sneak peak into the gorgeous Read more >

Kidscommons: A Great Spring Break Option for Families

If your spring break plans have you traveling to, through, or staying put in Indiana this year with the kids, you’ll need some family-friendly options to make sure it’s a week to remember. My family recently visited Kidscommons, a children’s Read more >

Whimsy in Winter: Two free art displays in Columbus

Columbus, Indiana is known for its world-class art and architecture. But that doesn’t mean amateurs can’t get in on the action. In February, two very fun art installations go on display, all of which are created by local residents and 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 >

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 >