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West Posts

Posts about things in Indiana’s West region

Wind Farm

Turbine

I’m no stranger to wind farms. My parents have a few on their property and I was fascinated a few years ago when they were building them. A novel idea to use wind power – a renewable source of energy Read more >

DT Kirby’s

Grilled Cheese

I’ve been to Lafayette several times in the last year and always find great places to eat. This last week, a new place was recommended to me and it did not disappoint – DT Kirby’s. Now if you are looking for Read more >

Shrimp Farm … in Indiana?

RDM Shrimp Farm

Yes, you read correctly … there is a shrimp farm in Indiana and I found it FASCINATING. I had the privilege to visit Fowler, Indiana (about 40 minutes northwest of Lafayette) and tour the RDM Shrimp Farm. We spent about Read more >

Honest-to-Goodness Indiana TV

tv-spot-featured

Summertime is a great time to load up the car and enjoy Indiana. In our new TV commercial, you will see just a hint of great places to experience with friends and family. You can take a road trip to Read more >

Indiana Zoos

Potawatomi Zoo

The weather is getting warmer. I know, it seems almost unbelievable, but it is. So what better way to celebrate than to visit one of Indiana’s great zoos! Potawatomi Zoo (South Bend) – Last summer, my daughter and I headed Read more >

Geocaching: An easy outdoor adventure

As a young adult, I’ll do anything for the adventure. In the past that habit has lead me to mountain biking the Rockies, rock climbing canyons in Kentucky and even cliff diving in Mexico. However, if you’re a fellow thrill-seeker Read more >

Keeping Christmas Well

Understanding the essence of Christmas can be tricky. In 1965, Charles Schultz’s iconic character Lucy van Pelt described the magic of the season as “Santa Claus and ho-ho-ho, and mistletoe and presents to pretty girls.” While Lucy’s statement is reflective Read more >