Nature

A Ride on the 28 -Story Elevator and Glass Observation Deck!

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My husband and mother say I am a thrill seeker, but its really not true.  You won’t find me sky diving or riding the world’s fastest rollercoaster, however, when I heard about the world’s tallest freestanding elevator, I said, “I’m in!” This mechanical wonder is in a place I would least expect it.  Located at […]

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Eagle sighting in Grafton!

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After receiving a 2018 Eagle Watcher’s Guide in the mail from the Visit Alton CVB, I was hooked and had to go.  We headed to Grafton, an area we love.  Somewhere, perhaps in one of the guides I read that when the officials that be started constructing the Grafton Waterfront that they wanted it to […]

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Fun at the Natural Valley Ranch

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When traveling, part of the fun is where you stay and while on a trip to Hendricks County Indiana, I had a chance along with a group of travel writers to stay at a cabin on the Natural Valley Ranch.  The cabin was spacious and quite lovely. The Cabin was built in 2011 and is made […]

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Plein Air, a painting experience at McCloud Nature Park

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I am a nature girl.  I love trails, trees and well, nature, but a painter I’m not.  However, Rachel Davis from The Purple Palette did her best to bring out the artist in me!  Along with a group of travel writers I had the chance to do a plein air experience, ala indoors. The term “plein […]

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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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