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Swiss Heritage

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Who doesn’t love history?  I do and a trip to the Swiss Heritage Historical Village and Museum was right on my radar!  When Keith and I headed to the Portland area we made a beeline for the museum before they closed. This cool Swiss Village began around 1985.  It is home to northern Indiana’s largest […]

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Thorncrown Chapel an architectural wonder dedicated to the glory of God

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Along Highway 62 on the way to Eureka Springs, Arkansas I found one of the most amazing stops of my life, when we stopped to view the Thorncrown Chapel.  This beautiful glass chapel is an architectural wonder set in the Ozark woodland.  The chapel contains 425 windows and over 6,000 square feet of glass.  The […]

Central BBQ and the Lorraine Hotel

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While traveling through Memphis this past few weeks we found a great slow cook BBQ joint, Central BBQ slow smoked Memphis style.  After parking and waiting in a brief line we picked out our desired menu and weaved our way to the picnic style tables.  Since 2003, Central BBQ has been ranked in the top 3 […]

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I thought my readers might enjoy a fiction story for the holiday!  Let me know what you think, and Merry Christmas! Ayla’s Christmas Eve It was Christmas time in the heartland.  The Midwest was covered in darkness and a cold icy chill went down my back as I heard the tinkle of ice hitting the […]

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St. Benedict a Monastery Visit!

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With the Christmas season upon us finding places to tour that focus on the reason for the season are high on my list.  With that in mind, you may enjoy a tour of St. Benedict, a beautiful Monastery located in Ferdinand, Indiana.  After celebrating mom’s birthday in French Lick , Indiana, on the way home […]

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