April 2017

Le Sueur Swap Meet, Unexpected finds every time!

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This was the 40th year for the Le Sueur Swap Meet. I have been a couple times and I am always surprised by what you find.  This is a show that we never know if we will be attending or not, it just depends on the fieldwork. This year it worked out so we headed […]

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National Tell a Story Day, travel induced!

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There is something about being in a car that is like being in a confessional.  Stories and confidences roll off the tongue and with today being National Tell a Story Day, it made sense to share a family tall tale. My tall tale begins like many. Once upon a time, family was out hunting when […]

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The Museum of Miniature Houses and Other Collections, a magical place!

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I enjoy the farm toy hobby and after a visit to the Museum of Miniatures and Other Collectibles Inc. I have a whole new appreciation for the hobbyists that create these marvels.  I traveled with my mom, Lori Disque to Carmel, Indiana as part of a hosted trip to Hamilton County.  Elaine Mancini, Executive Director of […]

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Farming - at the Conner Prairie Museum

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Prairie Conner Museum is a place to go and learn about nature, but it is also a working farm.  Hannah Kiefer of Conner Prairie explained that they adhere to STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and interact with Indiana history. As a farmer’s wife, I love anywhere where agricultural preservation is practiced so this was […]

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Wind and Conner Prairie

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I love living history farms and discovery museums, they make me feel like a big kid.  When on my press trip to Hamilton County Indiana, I had a chance to visit the wonderful Conner Prairie Museum where I saw agriculture, history, and learned some fun facts about wind!  Connor Prairie stewards the largest tract of undeveloped […]

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