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
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
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
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
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
Part 1 After visiting the African candy trail, we went to the Indonesian Rain Forest. We thought the indoor exhibit was marvelous. Hubby's favorite part was the orangutan exhibit. These are Malaysian Walking Leaves. I wouldn't want to find one of them in my house. The orangutans - I enjoyed taking photos… Continue reading Halloween at the Zoo (Part 2) – Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
Our school holds parent-teacher conferences in the fall and winter. The Friday after conferences is a comp. day. During the fall, I like to do a quick get away. Last year, we went to the Columbus Zoo and then stayed with friends of ours. The year before that we went to Louisville, Kentucky. This year… Continue reading Halloween at the Zoo (Part 1) – Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
Wednesday was Hubby's birthday. We went out to dinner on his birthday and then celebrated with an outing on Saturday. There is a YouTube sensation named Gerry Brooks. He is a principal in Lexington, Kentucky. He talks about teaching in the most hilarious way. Gerry was going to be speaking in Cincinnati so I… Continue reading Gerry Brooks and Findlay Market
Holland, Michigan is known for its Dutch influence. One of the parks has beautiful gardens, buildings, and an authentic windmill. Join me today for photos of the gardens.
Holland, Michigan is known for its Dutch influence. One of the parks has beautiful gardens, buildings, and an authentic windmill. Join me today for photos of the buildings.