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Illuminate Your Holiday at Marion’s Walkway of Lights

I’m not complaining about the moderate temps we’ve been experiencing (at least in northern Indiana). It’s certainly better than snow in my book. But I admit the gray skies we’ve had instead had left me a little down. I knew Read more >

Santa arrives by seaplane, kicks-off 2015 Ohio County holiday events

When your Main Street begins at the beautiful Ohio River waterfront that’s all the more reason to have Santa Claus arrive by seaplane! The public is invited to meet on Front Street in Rising Sun on Friday, December 4 around Read more >

A Howling Good Time at Wolf Park & Bruno’s Pizza in West Lafayette

During our recent visit to Lafayette, we planned a visit to Wolf Park in the town of Battle Ground, 15 minutes away. This is a non-profit organization that strives with a staff of volunteers to learn more about wolves and educate Read more >

Strolling the Central Canal Indianapolis

We all know our warm fall days are limited. I encourage you before the jam-packed holiday season is upon us to visit a calm, cozy outdoor locale in downtown Indianapolis that is away from the hustle and bustle of city Read more >

Giddyup at Rawhide Ranch in Brown County

If there would be a place of heaven on earth for me, it would have to revolve around horses. I’ve loved them since I was a little girl. Our family has always ridden while on vacation. Recently, I discovered a Read more >

Canal Rides at Delphi’s Harvest Festival

You’ve always wanted to experience the thrill of riding in a canal boat, right? You’ve got a chance this weekend in Delphi during Harvest Festival. Canal rides closed for the season on Labor Day weekend. But on October 17, you Read more >

Haunted Fun in Northern IN

It’s that time of year when there’s a chill in the air – a spooky, fun-filled chill for thrill seekers! This thrill-seeker can recommend haunted activities located in northern Indiana. I dare you to check them out this Halloween! Hysterium For Halloween aficionados Read more >

History Comes to Life at Feast of the Hunters’ Moon

Did you know Indiana will celebrate its 200th birthday in 2016? It’s hard to imagine all of the events that have happened in this state for the past two centuries. I appreciate historic re-enactments and festivals and other historic events Read more >

Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival

  Fall is my favorite season, mainly because one of my favorite events of the year takes place – Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival. This annual festival, held at Hier’s Park (547 S. Briant Street) in Huntington, began in Read more >

Ride, Walk, Bike on Cardinal Greenways

In early 1990s the CSX train abandoned its rail line around Muncie. Rather than let the line lie unused, people made the rail line into a bike trail. By 1998 the first asphalt trail of the Cardinal Greenways  was established. As Read more >