Tuesday’s Theme: Penguins and Puffins!

Hello, adventurers! Penguins and Puffins have always captivated me, so I thought I’d kick off a new blog tradition, “Tuesday’s Theme,” gushing about my alliterative avian amigos. 1. One must show penguin pride by wearing dapper¬†penguin pajamas¬†. (Just a thought. ūüėČ) 2. If you visit one of my favorite places, Acadia National Park, you can… Read More Tuesday’s Theme: Penguins and Puffins!

Ten gift ideas for the backpacker in your life

Backpackers tend to be minimalist, transient souls. This fact often makes choosing a gift for your favorite hiker difficult. I have included a few of my favorite items below. I hope you find something they’ll (or you’ll) love! This crumpled¬†map¬†will hold up when buried under other items at the bottom of a rucksack.¬†Also, a¬†trail map¬†is… Read More Ten gift ideas for the backpacker in your life

White River Valley Antique Show

About mid-September, thousands of tractors, trucks, and horse drawn carriages rumble and roll into Elnora, Indiana, for the White River Valley Antique Show held at the Daviess County Fairgrounds. In addition to the parade of tractors and trucks, the Antique Show offers¬†steam engines, a sawmill, horse demonstrations, threshing demonstrations, a flea market, and tons of… Read More White River Valley Antique Show

5 things to do while in Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, Maine

Road tripping from southern Indiana to Acadia National Park is no easy task, but the scenery on New England’s back roads was definitely worth the journey. My mom and I visited Acadia in early June and had to wait out a couple of unseasonably cold and rainy days at the hotel in Bangor before traveling… Read More 5 things to do while in Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, Maine

10 things to pack to make your trip more pleasant

Traveling is medicine for the soul. Setting out on the open road or boarding a jet always sends a jolt of nervous excitement through my being. However, traveling is not always sunshine and lollipops. Road rage and jet lag unnerves even the most seasoned¬†adventurers, but¬†packing these¬†items¬†can make a nomad’s life a bit easier. 1. A… Read More 10 things to pack to make your trip more pleasant