Nature

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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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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Totality, a summary

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The 2017 Solar Eclipse is going to go down in history as the event of a lifetime for this generation.  Someday, I think everyone will ask, “Where were you when Totality happened?” And I will answer that I was in Columbia, Missouri on a hosted press trip seeing history unfold.  There was nothing quite like […]

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Connor's Cave & the Devil's Icebox

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Who wants to see a cave, I do! I do! So, while in Columbia, Missouri over the weekend to  see the Total Solar Eclipse I decided to check out Connor’s Cave.  Located in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, my friend Rose and I drove out to the park that is a whopping 2,273 acres.  The […]

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