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On the Trail of Fred the White Goat of Vevay, Indiana

“Are there snakes here?” I asked Kendal as we tromped through the weeds near an abandoned house along the highway. Kendal is the executive director of Switzerland County Tourism in southeast Indiana, and a good friend. We were on the Read more >

Fort Wayne offers fun, inexpensive vacation

Vacations can be expensive and the activities add up quickly. If you are living on a budget, like me, sometimes you have to get creative to find things to do. Luckily, Fort Wayne offers a number of fun, free activities. Read more >

Indiana Glass Trail at Fort Wayne Museum of Art

There is saying that a picture is worth a thousand words, but when it comes to the glass exhibits at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, nothing could be further from the truth. This year’s Summer of Glass exhibits are worth every penny Read more >

IPFW Sculpture with Purpose adds life and fun to downtown Fort Wayne

This academic year marked the 50th anniversary of Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). As part of their celebration, IPFW decided to do something to enhance the community that has seen it grow into the successful university it Read more >

Three Rivers Festival is back!

Since 1969, Fort Wayne has celebrated the source of its founding, our three rivers, with a festival that brings the community together, the Three Rivers Festival. With each passing year, the festival grows and adds more fun to their lineup. This Read more >

Visiting Hendricks County and Morgan County, Day 1

Day 1, Morgan County It’s Friday evening, I’m sitting in Zydeco’s Cajun restaurant in Mooresville, Indiana. I’ve got a beer on the table, and New Orleans gospel music blowing in my right ear. I’m on a Hendricks County travel writing Read more >

Destination Downtown Lafayette

I had the privilege of spending the morning in Downtown Lafayette the other day. I was amazed at all the unique shops located within walking distance of each other. It took the entire morning to make my way through each Read more >

2013 Vevay-Switzerland County celebrates Bicentennial-Oct. 4-13

It’s a 200th birthday party and you’re invited! Vevay-Switzerland County is celebrating their Bicentennial on October 4-13, 2013 with activities and events for all ages. Dubbed the “Birthplace of the First Successful Commercial Winery in the United States,” Switzerland County is also Read more >

Indianapolis Museum of Art – 100 Acres

Located on the northwest side of the city is the Indianapolis Museum of Art. To be honest with you, I hadn’t been out to the museum recently … say within the last five years. I know, that’s pretty bad. But Read more >

Dale Chihuly Art in Fort Wayne

Chihuly is one of my favorite artists.  As a kid, I remember traveling from Fort Wayne to the Indianapolis Children’s Museum, which has a large Chihuly sculpture in the center of the museum.  I loved looking at the bright colors, Read more >