Aug 142018
 

The name Hershey is known the world over, and Hershey candies have delighted young and old alike across America and around the globe for over a century. But you may be surprised to learn about the man who founded the giant company that bears his name. Milton Hershey was born September 13, 1857 on a […]

Cruising With My Baby

 Posted by at 12:40 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 022016
 

With the new issue of the Gypsy Journal finished and sent out to our subscribers, I needed a day off before I started on my next writing project. So yesterday Miss Terry and I went for a ride out through the Amish countryside around Shipshewana, Indiana. I can’t think of many better ways to spend […]

A Trip To The Ship

 Posted by at 12:24 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 292016
 

With the big vintage RV rally here at Elkhart Campground this week, when our friends Ron and Brenda Speidel came to town there were no sites available. No problem, they found one at the Shipshewana North Park Campground, a short drive east of us in Shipshewana. For those not familiar with this part of northern […]

Buggies & Hot Rods

 Posted by at 1:11 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 162011
 

There are large communities of Amish and Mennonites in this part of northern Indiana, and we always enjoy driving the back roads east of Elkhart, admiring the tidy Amish farms, seeing the horse-drawn buggies, and just enjoying a ride in the country. Yesterday afternoon, Greg and Jan joined us for a ride out to Shipshewana, […]