Cindy

Traveling the backroads come with me on my journeys. I love to share the wonderful people, places and things I see in the small towns, festivals, museums and out of the way places.

Perillio’s Pizzeria A Happening Place!

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A visit to Hendricks County, Indiana would not be complete without lunch as Perillo’s Pizzeria.  Damiano Perillo came to the States from Sicily and made his way to Chicago, then Indianapolis.  He wanted to live in a small town and that, and of course, a woman, is how he ended up in the small town […]

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Beasley's Orchard, a place for family fun

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On a press trip to Hendricks County, I got the chance along with a group of writers to visit Beasley’s Orchard.  Located in Danville, Indiana, this fun place had me at the hay ride, barn and best of all for this farm girl, a chance to shoot apples out of a cannon!  Yes, I said, […]

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A day on the Grand Prairie

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When I went to Stuttgart Arkansas, I thought I had seen the one and only Grand  Prairie Museum just to learn that there is a museum of the same name not far from where I live. The museum is close to the town of Mahomet, Illinois so when it was time for our once a […]

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Halloween orgins

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Halloween is a time of fall festivals, pumpkin patches, trick or treating and parties.  It is a time when I love to travel the back roads of the Midwest to see the changing of the fall foliage. While all of these things depict some of the ways we hit the road to celebrate this icon […]

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Atlanta, a stop along Route 66

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Enroute to a presentation in Bloomington last week, I was a bit early so I stopped in Atlanta, Illinois to revisit a few Route 66 icons.  It had been a few years and I was pleasantly surprised by all I saw!  The first thing on my agenda was the Paul Bunyon statue.  The statue stands […]

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