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Ethnic Expo Excitment

I grew up in Columbus, Indiana, a small, but progressive Midwestern town with a strong dose of progressive thinking and human diversity. So it is only appropriate for me to blog about the Ethnic Expo, an event you don’t want to Read more >

Ethnic Expo in Columbus, Indiana October 7-8

One of my favorite aspects of living in Columbus, Indiana, is the international diversity you find here. It’s very typical in any gathering of people at a public place in town to hear several languages being spoken. This diversity is primarily Read more >

American Girl Fashion Show Coming to Columbus

If you asked me to look back on all the memorable Christmas holidays I experienced as a young girl, I could tell you right away which one stands out the most. It was definitely the Christmas morning that I opened Read more >

3 Fun Ways to Keep Cool This Summer

Today marks the first day of summer, and I’m already plotting ways to get relief from the heat and humidity that often hangs around Indiana this time of year. There are many great lakes, pools, splash pads and water parks Read more >

The Commons in Columbus Opens April 30

A few weeks ago, the Columbus Area Visitors Center was kind enough to invite me on a tour of the new Commons facility in downtown Columbus. As a Columbus resident, this was a great treat–a sneak peak into the gorgeous Read more >

Kidscommons: A Great Spring Break Option for Families

If your spring break plans have you traveling to, through, or staying put in Indiana this year with the kids, you’ll need some family-friendly options to make sure it’s a week to remember. My family recently visited Kidscommons, a children’s Read more >

Whimsy in Winter: Two free art displays in Columbus

Columbus, Indiana is known for its world-class art and architecture. But that doesn’t mean amateurs can’t get in on the action. In February, two very fun art installations go on display, all of which are created by local residents and Read more >

Where in the world?

Take a look at the images below and then take a short quiz afterwards. (No fancy functionalities here. Grade your own quiz…no cheating!) Where in the world would you find such outstanding architecture and public art? a.) New York City Read more >