Category Archives: Indiana

Swipe right on Shipshewana

Mobile devices make everyday tasks more convenient, but they sure have taken a toll on my ability to connect successfully with people I care about. I miss the lost art of conversation. If, like me, you need a break from … Continue reading

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A Saint and a Newspaper Editor Spent Time On South Calhoun Street

Walking in the steps of Eero Saarinen in Fort Wayne was one thing, but it was quite another to stay kitty-corner from the former stomping grounds of not only a saint, but also the founder of the largest English-language Catholic … Continue reading

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Eero Saarinen Was In Fort Wayne!

To some, spending a couple of days in Fort Wayne, Indiana after two weeks in England would be akin to the sentiment of the popular World War I song, “How Ya Gonna Keep ‘em Down on the Farm (After They’ve … Continue reading

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A Pink Rose Quilt Was The Start of Something Big For Marie Webster And Marion, Indiana

Marie Webster wanted a new quilt for her bedroom, so she dusted off her quilt-making skills, turned to her garden for inspiration, and created an appliqué quilt with pastel pink roses, a pale green lattice, and a swag border. She … Continue reading

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Pick Up A Penchant For Pudding Stones At Gene Stratton-Porter’s Wildflower Woods

“This moment was worth the trip,” I thought to myself as I sat under a canopy of golden leaves, watched swans glide past and tucked into my ham salad sandwich. The setting for my picnic lunch was the Gene Stratton-Porter … Continue reading

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