Webster City: Exploring Rural Life – Day 2

Webster City: Exploring Rural Life – Day 2

I mentioned in my post covering Day 1 of our visit to Webster City, Iowa, that one of my favorite things about my job as a travel writer is learning about a myriad of subjects. Another thing I love is meeting people from different walks of life and hearing their stories. On Day 2 of our visit to this rural community, I met shop owners, artists, farmers, and a student working on his doctoral degree. Every one of them had an interesting story to tell. Read more

Webster City: Exploring Rural Life – Day 1

Webster City: Exploring Rural Life – Day 1

One of my favorite things about my job as a travel writer is learning about a myriad of subjects. Therefore, when I was invited to Webster City, Iowa, to learn about their agricultural community, I jumped at the chance. My husband and I joined several other bloggers and their guests for three days. We not only learned about agriculture and the rural lifestyle in this community, but had a lot of fun, too. Read more

Touring Hunter’s Honey Farm: A Fascinating Look at Beekeeping and Honey Making

Touring Hunter’s Honey Farm: A Fascinating Look at Beekeeping and Honey Making

Not being a farm girl, I always thought beehives on bee farms were the natural ones. You know, the yellow, sort of rounded pyramid shape hives that you see in cartoons hanging from a tree. Was I ever wrong, as I found out when I took the Honey Barn Tur at Hunter’s Honey Farm in Martinsville, Indiana. Read more