A Piece of History: Restoring Big Springs Church

It’s just a small church, tucked into a scenic setting west of Marengo Cave, and adjacent to the cemetery in Old Town Marengo. However, the 163-year-old Big Springs Church embraces a vast amount of history and holds a wealth of memories. “It is truly a historic treasure that needs to be preserved,” said Pam Poe,Continue reading “A Piece of History: Restoring Big Springs Church”

Summer Fun: Coasters, Caves, and Canoes

Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus is the definitive place to find the best thrill coasters in the Midwest. The park has four “adult” coasters: The Raven, which opened in 1995; The Legend, 2000; The Voyage, 2006; and the newest coaster, Thunderbird, which opened in 2015. They also have a kids’ coaster, TheContinue reading “Summer Fun: Coasters, Caves, and Canoes”

Everyday Adventures: Who Needs the Beach?

Several years ago I had the chance to attend a work conference in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. Rough, I know, but it was not my idea. I got recruited into going. However, once I was invited on the trip, I kept thinking about one thing: how soon I could get to the beach.  After all,Continue reading “Everyday Adventures: Who Needs the Beach?”