March 2018

The John Deere Century, by Randy Leffingwell - a book review by Cindy Ladage

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When I received the opportunity to review the book The John Deere Century by Randy Leffingwell I jumped at the chance because the book is so timely with the John Deere tractor turning one hundred this year. The book is written by Randy Leffingwell, an acclaimed author and photographer.  This book is hot off the […]

Oliver Winery, its all in the name!

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If you read me often, you may know that write about antique tractors and when I heard about Oliver Winery and Vineyard, I wondered if there might be any connection to the Oliver tractor family since James Oliver hails from the South Bend area.  James Oliver was an American inventor and industrialist best known for […]

21 North Eatery and Cellar fine dining in Martinsville Indiana


Everything about 21 North Eatery and Cellar has a bit of glamour to it.  Opened in October Sara Broers of Travels with Sara and I dined there one evening with Morgan County CVB’s Tosha Daughtery’s while on a hosted trip. Enjoying the elegant decor, in downtown Martinsville, we tried some appetizers and enjoyed the Parmesan […]

Cedar Creek Winery, Brewery, Distillery and a Mighty fine truck!

When I first met my husband Keith, in 1979, he had a very fine brand new Trans Am, but I couldn’t care less, I was much more impressed with his 1955 two-door Chevy.  Today, I love his 1950 short bed Chevy truck with the very cool sun visor and tricky brakes column shifter, I can’t […]

Art and History combine in Morgan County Indiana

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Morgan County Indiana corners the market when it comes to combining art and history.  Sara Broers of Travels  With Sara and I were on a hosted trip and had a chance to see this first hand.  Whether you are talking about the art of making candy at the Candy Factory in Martinsville, where they are […]