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WordPress Family Award

WPFamilyAward

WPFamilyAward

I am honored to have received the WordPress Family award from a fellow blogger Mentalmom02. I have enjoyed reading her blog and her delightful humor. Please give her a holler over at http://mentalmom02.wordpress.com/

The rules for this award seem simple enough. I thank the person nominating me for the award and then I nominate others to receive it as well. Wow, now that I have a few thousand followers, it’s super hard to pick just a few. So, please bare with me as I list some newbies, some favorites, and some that you’ve simply gotta go read!!

I would like to nominate some of the authors of a few articles I’ve read lately that touched me. Whether they induced laughter, a smile, a tear, or touched my heart in another way, they were all awesomely written!
Narrowing an award nomination down is very difficult, so please do not feel slighted if you did not make this nomination list. I love you all and that’s why I come back day after day to read your posts!

And…the nominations go to:

Knight’s Heart

Amanda Lannon

The Adventures of Supermom

Open Eyes

Goethalsart

Operation Gratitude

A Fresh Start

Check these folks out and I promise you’ll find variety and will not be disappointed. I follow over a thousand blogs and narrowing the list down was super hard! Maybe you’ll make the next list 🙂

Exploring Indy part 2

Replica of the Washington Monument?

Replica of the Washington Monument?

This post Exploring Indie part 2 is the continuation of the earlier post titled “Exploring Indie part 1 – Another Adventure :-)”.

Driving all the way up the Cumberland Gap Parkway was a nice and scenic trip as opposed to travelling Interstate 75 the entire trip from Tennessee to Indianapolis, Indiana. We drove around and up the mountains in Kentucky and when we entered into Indiana, there were still a few hills there as well. At first, I thought perhaps Indiana wasn’t flat after all, until we drove about 15 more minutes into Indiana. The hills seemingly disappeared. Out of nowhere, corn popped up and the land flattened out! I saw corn, Irrigation piping, and more corn 🙂  This was pretty awesome. The corn fields I saw from the highway were not like the corn fields in Tennessee. These fields went on for what appeared to be miles and miles. (Without my glasses I couldn’t really tell, but there was no end to the fields visually.) In Tennessee, many farmers plant corn and hay to mix and feed their cattle or they plant tobacco. Not many people still plant tobacco anymore now though 😦 Anyway, the corn fields and hay fields are planted on hills and they wave at the viewer from the roadside as the fields roll. Some are planted on the flattest land owned, which is still a hill or a swerving plot of land. The cattle even learn to graze while standing on a constant tilt. That’s why all the cattle produced in East Tennessee is lopsided laying on your plate at dinner time!

Back to the trip, we drove closer to the city of Indianapolis and the land became more flat. The city buildings could be seen for what seemed to be many miles before entering it. I loved the old and new buildings in the city. Here are a few more snap shots of the awesome experiences and sights I saw:

Beautiful artchitecture

Beautiful architecture

Church

Church

Local Merchants

Local Merchants

Local Merchants

Local Merchants

Local Merchants

Local Merchants

City life buzzing

City life buzzing

Local Merchants

Local Merchants

Downtown Indie

Downtown Indie

I loved this!

I loved this!

The city was so Colorful!

The city was so Colorful!

Capitol Building

Capitol Building

Beautiful

Beautiful

Victory Field

Victory Field

Downtown Indianapolis

Downtown Indianapolis

Lucas Oil Stadium

Lucas Oil Stadium

Lucas Oil Stadium

Home of the Indianapolis Colts

Lucas Oil Stadium Entrance

Lucas Oil Stadium Entrance

Indianapolis Court House

Indianapolis Court House

Downtown Indianapolis

Downtown Indianapolis

Downtown Indianapolis

Downtown Indianapolis

Gorgeous lamp post

Gorgeous lamp-post (I wanted to grab hold of it and swing round while singing)

Monumnet in Downtown Indianapolis

monument in Downtown Indianapolis

A graceful fountain in Downtown Indianapolis

A graceful fountain in Downtown Indianapolis

War Memorial

War Memorial

This Building looks like a Castle

This Building looks like a Castle

a Marraige of two buildings

a marriage of two buildings

Downtown Indie

Downtown Indie

Magnificent Buildings in Downtown Indianapolis

Magnificent Buildings in Downtown Indianapolis

Downtown Highrise Apartments

Downtown Highrise Apartments

City Sidewalk

City Sidewalk

Is it a castle?

Is it a castle?

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