Nature

The Wylie House Christmas Cactus

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The Wylie House is a historic house that is part of Indiana Univeristy.  Inside the house there is a Christmas Cactus that is over 100 years old.  The Wylie House was built in 1835 by Andrew Wylie and his wife Margaret and their ten children that lived in the house.  Two sons were already out […]

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Duck’s Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center - a little education

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There used to be a big Ducks Unlimited banquet that happened every year near where I live.  Each year I helped my friend and a group of women put on the banquet and we had a great time raising money for a great cause.  Whether you are a hunter or not, Ducks Unlimited plays a […]

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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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