Recipes

Thanksgiving 2018 – Our Menu

Here is this year's menu: Turkey - We get a marinaded turkey breast tenderloin. No bones.  The turkey only takes about an hour to bake. Score!  Here is a link to a different recipe for turkey in the slow cooker if you want to go a little more traditional.Corn CasseroleMashed Sweet Potatoes - I got frozen mashed… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2018 – Our Menu

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Swiss Heritage Center – Berne, Indiana – Part 2

Swiss Heritage Center - Part 1 After we finished with the Luginbill House, we went over to the Cheese House.  We learned how they made the Amish cheese which was interesting.  Did you know they have to boil the milk in a copper pot and check the constancy later with a silver spoon?  It's interesting… Continue reading Swiss Heritage Center – Berne, Indiana – Part 2

Writing Workshop

Yes, it’s messy! We’ve worked all day!

On Monday, my work space in my classroom was littered with folders, paper books, pens, pencils, and copies of worksheets.  One of my students told me that it looked as though a tornado had blown through my room. Throughout the day, I provided services for my students while creating an emergency sub tub in my… Continue reading Yes, it’s messy! We’ve worked all day!

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Swiss Heritage Center – Berne, Indiana – Part 1

Random photos of Berne, Indiana As I previously said, Berne, Indiana really did not have a lot to explore.  If you wanted Amish furniture, you could certainly find it.  The clock tower and the architecture is wonderful.  It's a small town so there is not much there. There is one other interesting place.  That is… Continue reading Swiss Heritage Center – Berne, Indiana – Part 1

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Random Photos from Berne, Indiana

Before I begin with this blog post, I should tell you they've changed how we write blog posts.  It's going to be interesting writing this blog post today. Clock Tower Hubby geocaches.  One of his geocaches was located at their war memorial so we headed there first. The Eternal Flame After we finished at  the… Continue reading Random Photos from Berne, Indiana

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Berne Clock Tower – Berne, Indiana

Johnny Appleseed's Grave Site Forty-five minutes south of Fort Wayne is a little Amish town called Berne.  The founders immigrated from Switzerland by way of Ohio.  A lot of the architecture reminds me of what I think of when I've seen Swiss architecture.  I felt as though I was in another world when I was… Continue reading Berne Clock Tower – Berne, Indiana

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Johnny Appleseed’s Grave Site – Fort Wayne, Indiana

Visiting the Art Museum When researching ideas of what to do in Fort Wayne, I discovered John Chapman; aka Johnny Appleseed had lived there.  We decided to try to find the grave site. Close to the grave site is the Johnny Appleseed Campgrounds.  That is where we ended up at first.  We weren't far from… Continue reading Johnny Appleseed’s Grave Site – Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Fort Wayne Museum of Art – Fort Wayne, Indiana

Part 4 of our visit to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo After we were done with the zoo, we went to the Museum of Art.  It was between lightly raining and raining harder so we could not really explore the downtown area. We enjoyed the Museum.  Since it was the Friday before Halloween, they had… Continue reading Fort Wayne Museum of Art – Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Halloween at the Zoo (Part 4) – Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Part 3 They had a deal where the train ride was free to everyone on the day we visited.  Earlier in our visit, we saw it went past some beautiful fall foliage so we decided to ride the train.  We ended up the next people up for the ride when we got in line so… Continue reading Halloween at the Zoo (Part 4) – Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

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Halloween at the Zoo (Part 3) – Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Part 2 After we got done at the Indonesian Rain Forest, we watched the Red Panda.       Once we got to the Australian area, we ate our lunch.  I actually found a veggie burger on the menu.  Sweet! My veggie burger - Hubby had a hamburger.     Join me next time for… Continue reading Halloween at the Zoo (Part 3) – Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo