As we move into Fall, our attention often turns to farms and their bounty. In Northwest Indiana and other rural communities, this can mean Amish farms. Of course, not all the Amish are farmers, and their numbers have grown exponentially in the past century, making them more visible. While there are plenty of novels featuring […]Read More from The Amish, Plain and Simple
With a map of New York City on my wall and fashion magazines by my bed, my 16-year-old self would have loved watching the twice-yearly Fashion Week. (The shows! The trends! The fashionista street style!) But as an adult, I sometimes think: Fashion? I've no time for fashion. But here’s the thing. Browsing the occasional […]Read More from Inspired by Fashion Week? 3 Great Fashion Magazines to Download
On September 16, 1966, the Arie Crown Theater at McCormick Place came alive with the Gospel Festival Spectacular. "Spectacular" is undoubtedly the word today’s gospel music lovers would use to describe this lineup. Among the featured groups to join the Rev. Clay Evans and his 150-voice Fellowship Radio Choir were the Rev. James Cleveland Singers, […]Read More from Gospel Music in Special Collections: I’ll Take You There
Sarah Skilton has written her first adult novel, Club Deception, and it's a doozy. Jessica, a young wife who is quickly learning the meaning of the phrase, "marry in haste, repent at leisure" is introduced to the club of wives and girlfriends of America's greatest magicians. There are several mysteries to be solved in this […]Read More from Do You Believe In Magic?
Do you remember thinking that the year 2000 sounded so futuristic and far away? And then it passed, and everything was pretty much the same. The Jetsons gave all of us a set of unrealistic expectations when it premiered 55 years ago this month. Where's my flying car and hilarious robot maid? Not to mention […]Read More from Books for the Future That Wasn’t (Yet!)