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Levi and Catherine Coffin: Historic Hoosier Heroes

History is all over our beautiful state and while I rarely play favorites, suffice it to say that the Levi and Catherine Coffin House in Fountain City is one of my favorites. I’ve visited this site numerous times, but this Read more >

Richmond Dining At Its Best

Every time I visit Richmond and Wayne County I come home full. Not only from experiences (see some of my visits here and here), but also from the extraordinary restaurants. This last time was no exception … The Kitchen at Read more >

Richmond for Adults (and some kids too!)

I recently highlighted my trip to Richmond (just an hour east of Indy) and focused on the kid friendly places we stopped. But it is important to note the other stops that were full of learning, history and fun. Model Read more >

Richmond for Kids (And Adults Too!)

It has been a year or so since I spent a few days in Richmond/Wayne County (just an hour or so east of Indy) and my visit was overdue! It is amazing all we experience when we are there. Veach’s Read more >

Hints for Last-Minute Mother’s Day Plans

Mother’s Day is approaching and you’re in a tight spot—you’ve forgotten to plan. Many restaurants are booked with reservations. Think creative to show love and appreciation for your mum. Think ‘no reservations needed’. If weather is cooperative where you live Read more >

Old Richmond Inn is a Delicious Combination of History and Flavor

I’m a huge fan of Richmond, Indiana. Located just a short drive east of Indy it makes for a great getaway. (See my other posts here and here). Recently I had a lunch meeting over that way and was able Read more >

Richmond’s Meltdown Winter Ice Festival is Very Cool

It is cold. There is no denying that, so the only thing you can do is embrace it and Richmond’s Meltdown Winter Ice Festival does just that!For three days this coming weekend (January 28-30, 2016), visitors can walk the streets Read more >

Take a Sip (or Several) on the Heartland Wine and Ale Trail

I heart trails. It honestly doesn’t matter what kind: antique trails, fairy trails, even hiking trails, but I want to tell you about a new trail I just heard about: the Heartland Wine and Ale Trail. If you haven’t been 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 >

Cambridge City Marks Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Death

All this month, Cambridge City (just about an hour east of Indianapolis) will be marking a significant national event – the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train procession.If you don’t know, Cambridge City is situated on the historic Read more >