Indianapolis Museum of Art. Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis Museum of Art. Indianapolis, Indiana

As I think this will be my last long car trip, I decided to start my journey home by driving through Indianapolis on Meridian Street one last time, which is lined with beautiful mansions.  I have made this journey many times, but never cease to marvel at these amazing...

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The Old Fort, Fort Wayne, Indiana

The Old Fort, Fort Wayne, Indiana

This is another instance of never getting around to visiting sights in a city you know well.  I have been to Ft. Wayne, Indiana many times, as my aunt and uncle live there, but had never visited the historic site of The Old Fort.  It is a recreation of the 1816 fort...

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Fort Wayne Art Museum, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne Art Museum, Fort Wayne, Indiana

The Art Museum in Fort Wayne is right downtown, and part of a Museum Complex.  It is a beautiful new building, with lots of natural light.  I especially wanted to see their newly-acquired Chihully chandelier.   I was lucky that they were also having an...

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South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, Indiana

South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, Indiana

  I finally  made it to the South Bend Museum of Art!  The nearest, most familiar places somehow seem to be the hardest to get to.  It is housed in Century Center, right in downtown South Bend.  Century Center was built in 1977, and my university graduation was...

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Lakeville High School, Lakeville, Indiana

Lakeville High School, Lakeville, Indiana

I had a nostalgia tour last week when I re-visited my old high school.  I was the last class to graduate from Lakeville High School in 1965, with a graduation class of a whole 65 people!!  I had known it had been through a number of different uses in the years since,...

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Krider World’s Fair Garden, Middlebury, Indiana

Krider World’s Fair Garden, Middlebury, Indiana

My oldest son Scott told me he had discovered a new garden, just off the Pumpkinvine Trail, where he often rides his bicycle.  So last Saturday we made a trip to Middlebury to explore.  I remember Krider Nursery from when I  lived in Indiana as a young adult, and the...

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Berne, Indiana

Berne, Indiana

Berne, Indiana is a small town south of Fort Wayne, Indiana with a Swiss  Mennonite background.  They came in the early 1800's seeking religious freedom and a place to farm and make a new life for themselves.  There is a strong Swiss influence in many...

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