Alice of Old Vincennes

The celebration of Indiana’s bicentennial in Vincennes is expected to take center stage next year,… [more]

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CAPTURING INDIANA EAGLES IN FLIGHT

If the light is right, Ted Roach cannot be found in his historically quaint, small-town photographic studio… [more]

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The Rhythm of Baseball

And just like that it was baseball season.  The Madness is over, the Hysteria has subsided and the more than 300 million people who tuned into the Super Bowl have put down their remotes.  It is time to breathe deep and relax. It’s funny what a different vibe baseball has in the spring. By the time early September rolls around, I’m almost hyperventilating to hear the first strain of the “Monday Night Football” theme song. […]

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