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Kickin’ It in Kokomo

While driving back from South Bend the other day we made a stop in Kokomo. I’m sure many of you have driven through Kokomo on your way up north from Indy or vice versa. But let me encourage you to Read more >

Don’t just learn about history, LIVE it!

History was never my favorite subject. All those dates to memorize and trying to keep things straight in my head seemed tedious. I’m a person who likes to experience things by touching them, seeing them in person, feeling them in Read more >

Unique Experience at Crown Hill Cemetery

On Memorial Day my family ventured out to Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis for their 145th Memorial Day Service. The setting was beautiful, the ceremony poignant and the experience memorable.If you haven’t visited Crown Hill, here is a list of Read more >

Veach’s Imagination Station and More Family Fun in Richmond!

Have you heard of Veach’s Imagination Station toy store in Richmond? If not, then I feel sorry for you.:) I was privileged to visit with my four-year-old daughter, Maggie, a few weeks ago. Oh. My. Word. We thought we would Read more >

Hoosier Hysteria – Basketball Hall of Fame

March is here and so it begins. Television dominated by basketball. Everything right now is centered around the rankings, the conference tournaments, the brackets. You get the picture. This all reminded me of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame and Read more >

Finding Your Roots with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. coming to Kokomo

Harvard professor, author, and host to several PBS programs, Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. is coming to Kokomo on Friday, January 25, 2013 to share his presentation of Finding Your Roots. This event will kick-off a year-long celebration commemorating Ivy Read more >

Nouvelle Annee at Fort Wayne’s Old Fort, January 26, 2013

It’s Nouvelle Annee — New Year — with the French of Fort Miamies at Old Fort Park. You can relive the French military experience in 1753 Indiana. Meet French soldiers, civilians, and local Native Americans, who will recreate daily life Read more >

2013 Marks the Countdown to Vevay’s Bicentennial

Next year, when 2013 rings in, we’ll be just 10 months away from Switzerland County’s bicentennial celebration, which will run from October 4 – 13, 2013. The town of Vevay and Switzerland County were founded in 1813 by John James Read more >