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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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Christmas in Clarksville!

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  While Christmas celebrations in your own back yard are not to be missed, sometimes to get into the holiday spirit a holiday trip is just what it takes. Recently on a hosted trip to Clarksville, Tennessee my mom, Lori Disque came along and Visit Clarksville’s Michelle Dickerson showed us that they know how to […]

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Breaking Bread at the Bread Basket

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The Bread Basket Cafe and Bakery is a wonderful bakery and cafe in downtown Danville, Indiana. It is easy to see where the name comes from when checking out their homepage on the website where they have the statement  ” I AM THE LIVING BREAD THAT CAME DOWN FROM HEAVEN. IF ANYONE EATS OF THIS […]

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Glimpse of a statue, R.G. LeTourneau's legacy - picture by Janna Seiz

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Sometimes a statue can be a thought provoker and that is how it was with the statue of Robert Gilmour LeTourneau, better known as R.G. LeTourneau. While looking for the Luthy Botanical Gardens I spied the statue by the Glen Oak Park tennis courts where the statue has always sat.  I just learned that at […]

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Review of Trappist Beer Travels, Inside the Breweries of the Monasteries

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  The book Trappist Beer Travels, Inside the Breweries of the Monasarites is written by Caroline Wallace, Sarah Wood and Jessica Deahl.  All three writers are beer writers that came together using their fascination of not only beer, but the beer brewed in monasteries by the Trappist order of monks. When I first received the […]