Sunday, January 15, 2017
Journeys Into A Different Kind of National Park

A Different Kind of National Park

Say National Park and you are likely to think of places like Glacier, Yellowstone or Zion. But there are urban settings as well, places like New York, Lowell, Paterson and Detroit. And, how about the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Park. But there is a truly unique national park that may be unfamiliar to you: the Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 15, 20176:08 pm
Monday, October 24, 2016
Journeys Into Frustrated by the Election ? Let’s eat…

Frustrated by the Election ? Let’s eat…

I  tend to eat too much out of frustration. My wife continues to call me out on it, and I keep promising to be better. But watching the news, and the challenges of balancing a home budget and the kids….Well, you know. Anyway, it is interesting that in a time long before Twinkies and other Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 24, 20161:32 pm
Monday, February 1, 2016
Journeys Into Beyond the Campaign Trail: A Maine Shoe Cobbler & The Tool of His Trade

Beyond the Campaign Trail: A Maine Shoe Cobbler & The Tool of His Trade

  APR’s Marketplace has been running a series “Tools of the Profession” which speaks with individuals about… the tools of their professions. David Brancaccio, host of American Public Media’s Marketplace Morning Report, spoke with Lucas Argrew, cobbler at Beyond Shoe Repair in Auburn, ME. Mr. Argrew initially studied chemistry and painitng in order to puruse a career Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 1, 20162:14 pm
Friday, October 2, 2015
Journeys Into For Jukebox Salesman, Collecting Records Isn’t Just A Job: It’s A Hobby, Too

For Jukebox Salesman, Collecting Records Isn’t Just A Job: It’s A Hobby, Too

A cool feature via NPR News: Don Muller has so many jukeboxes in his house, he doesn’t even know how many there are. “I’ve never done this, walk around and count them,” Muller says, as he begins counting a row of jukeboxes tucked under a shelf of records. He walks through the add-on garage, porch, Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 2, 20156:42 pm
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Journeys Into Eating Healthy at the Iowa State Fair

Eating Healthy at the Iowa State Fair

Trying to find healthy food at a state fair awash with deep-fried Oreos and foot-long corn dogs is no easy task. At the Iowa State Fair, one of the rites of passage is trying food on a stick. But dietitian Nikki Stahr, who works for the Iowa-based Hy-Vee grocery chain, is running a booth at Read Article

Posted by: Admin August 22, 20159:38 pm