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The late October sun warmed us against a cool autumn air as we sat down to our lunch. An array of locally made cheeses, crisp fresh-picked apples and slices of cherry-infused hard sausage were spread upon one of many picnic tables situated in Cave Point County Park. ...READ MORE

Tia was lagging behind her sisters, her struggles apparent as she appeared disoriented and drained by her efforts. Suddenly, an errant wave slammed into her, tumbling her end-over-end, further pushing her away from her destination and in the opposite direction. There was no doubt she was in … ...READ MORE

“Football fans share a universal language that cuts across many cultures and many personality types. A serious football fan is never alone. We are legion, and football is often the only thing we have in common.” — Hunter S. Thompson. ...READ MORE

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Florida’s natural wonders have been in the news this year for all the wrong reasons: toxic tides, green slimes and rotting marine life. ...READ MORE

When the beginning of May rolls around, residents of the Midwest and beyond make their way to Holland, Mich., for the annual Tulip Time Festival. This year’s event is May 5-13. What started as a flower festival 89 years ago is now an international event that draws hundreds of thousands of vi… ...READ MORE

There is a lot of respect due to Falling Water, located in Mill Run, which is in the western part of the state of Pennsylvania. It’s 544 miles from Kankakee to Mill Run, so a weekend road trip doesn’t appear leisurely. For insight into Frank Lloyd Wright’s talents, I shaved a few hundred mil… ...READ MORE

We planned to leave Lafayette, La., early enough in the morning to tour the TABASCO factory, make a stop at the Country Store and settle in for lunch to talk about all we had seen. It isn’t often best-laid plans actually happen, but such was the case one wonderful October morning in coastal … ...READ MORE