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Which of Indiana’s 92 County Courthouses is Your Favorite?

For those of us who travel the state frequently, it’s no secret the our county courthouses and their adjacent squares exhibit some of the best architecture in the Midwest. Throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries, the county seats in all Read more >

These 6 Southeastern Indiana Quilt Shops are Sew Great

I love quilts, I have collected vintage quilts for years, I have quilted, I know quilters, I appreciate their talent, I love fabrics, but I do not quilt! This said, I do enjoy amassing supplies so I was happy to Read more >

Happy Eating on the Hoosier Pie Trail

There are 19 stops on the Indiana Foodways Alliance’s Hoosier Pie Trail that placed 4th  “Best Food Trail” by USA Today’s 10Best Choice. Yep! You heard that right! It beat out the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Bourbon and Pie ….I like Read more >

Warm Up With SOUPER SATURDAY on the Indiana Wine Trail

Get the cure for cabin fever and warm up from the inside out at The Indiana Wine Trail’s annual Souper Saturday on February 25, 2017 from 11am-5pm. Escape from the cold weather, sample a variety of soups and wines along Read more >

Experience the Wonders of Modern Farming at Fair Oaks Farms

In my grandfather’s day, agriculture was often a small, family affair.  At the height of his career, it was a ’64 Ford 4,000 pulling a two-bottom plow over fewer than fifty acres of tillable land.  Cut into what remained—in elongated Read more >

Wine & Dine at Beautiful Ertel Cellars Winery

Recently, a friend suggested that we get together with a couple of friends for lunch. I was prepared for a long negotiation to decide where to go, but, when Ertel Cellars in Batesville was mentioned, everyone agreed. Ertel Cellars is Read more >

You’ll Love These Four “Made in Madison” Foodie Finds

Even though cooking, baking and eating are some of my favorite pastimes, I have to admit (reluctantly) there are some things I’m too lazy to make and someone else makes better. Here are four of my favorite food products that Read more >

Everlasting Light: Indiana’s Bicentennial Torch Relay

In late summer and early fall of 2016, the Indiana Office of Tourism Development celebrated our state’s 200th anniversary with a torch relay.  This Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay connected all 92 counties of our state by a route that was Read more >

Future Meets Past at New Coffin House Interpretive Center

“I had already risked every thing in the work – life, property, and reputation – and did not feel bound to respect human laws that came in direct contact with the law of God.” – Levi Coffin A new interpretative Read more >

Six Spots for Indiana Craft Beer Along The National Road

I feel sorry for my dad and all his friends.  Granted, they never had to endure the agony that was Prohibition (you know a decade’s worth of back room gins and whiskeys loaded with those “natural substitutes” which eventually made Read more >