James Dean

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On our way home from Portland, Indiana, we stopped in Fairmount Indiana’s Grant County where James Dean lived most of his life. My knowledge of the mega star was really very small. I knew of his role in the movie Rebel Without a Cause and that he died in a car crash. I knew he […]

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A History Lover's Guide to Lincoln (NE) book review

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Anyone that knows me knows I always have a book in my hand. When I travel I think it is important to have a book to read. It is especially nice to have a book about places to travel. Here is a book about Lincoln, Nebraska! Gretchen M. Garrison sent me her beautiful book, A […]

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The Pumpkin Harvest

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Pumpkin Harvest! Father’s Day every year round about The grandkids come to the farm. Grandpa and Lilly and Cade Plant pumpkins in the garden. It is a tradition! Part of father’s day. They come fall, when the air starts to quicken and the corn starts to turn. They pick pumpkins. This year Lilly was sad […]

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rockville

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It was raining in Illinois and Rockville, Indiana was calling. So, Keith and I loaded up in the Chevy pickup and headed out across Route 36. We heard that there was a tractor show in town. It was a last hurrah before we could get in the fields. It was a pretty drive with cool […]

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Gene Porter-Stratton

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I had considered myself to be at least somewhat well read. That is until I stumbled on to the amazing Limberlost State Historic Site and the story of Gene Stratton-Porter.  She was a naturalist and photographer. Gene’s cabin is located in Geneva, Indiana in Jay County. Our guide Jeannie Akins told us that author J.K. […]

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