2015 Expressway Jeep Jubilee

As a new Jeep owner, I’ve been looking for local events to take part in. Saturday October 3rd, 2015 there was a Jeep Jubilee at the Expressway dealership in Mt. Vernon, IN. I was able to attend, but was not in a position to be a part of the show. This didn’t stop me from taking some pictures of the many Jeeps that showed up!

As a new Jeep owner, I've been looking for local events to take part in. Saturday October 3rd, 2015 there was a Jeep Jubilee at the Expressway dealership in Mt. Vernon, IN. I was able to attend, but was not in a position to be a part of the show. This didn't stop me from taking some pictures of the many Jeeps that showed up!

I'd also like to mention the amazing Evansville Jeep club, Evansville Area Jeepers. This club showed up in full force, with a huge convoy rolling in from Evansville. Evansville Area Jeepers or EAJ, support the local community by taking part in fund raising events. The club helps with Toys for Tots and has a capable Crisis Response Team. If you are looking for a family friendly Jeep club and wonderful people to share Jeep stories with, be sure to check out EAJ at EVVJeep.com.

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May Showers in June

Evansville weather has been positively unpredictable lately. The past 3 weeks have been filled with local weather people calling for rain, but it never shows up. If it does, it’s extremely spotty and actually never reaches my house. May 2015 weather for Southern Indiana has been very odd, to say the least. We haven’t even had any real thunderstorms, to speak of.

Yesterday, the predictions were right, we actually had a thunderstorm early in the morning. Although the storms passed, we did experience a great soaking rain for the better part of the day. It was mid afternoon before the sun actually poked it’s head out and made for a beautiful end to a day, albeit a little humid. I took the opportunity to play with our family’s new Canon Rebel, with some extremely amateur photos of our flowers below.

Evansville weather has been positively unpredictable lately.  The past 3 weeks have been filled with local weather people calling for rain, but it never shows up.  If it does, it's extremely spotty and actually never reaches my house. May 2015 weather for Southern Indiana has been very odd, to say the least. We haven't even had any real thunderstorms, to speak of.

Yesterday, the predictions were right, we actually had a thunderstorm early in the morning. Although the storms passed, we did experience a great soaking rain for the better part of the day. It was mid afternoon before the sun actually poked it's head out and made for a beautiful end to a day, albeit a little humid. I took the opportunity to play with our family's new Canon Rebel, with some extremely amateur photos of our flowers below.

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Peace Zone Arts and Crafts Show 2015

Peace Zone is a fantastic local organization, focused on helping anyone in the Evansville area with mental health problems. While they are not a clinic, they are a peer-run recovery center, focused on providing comfort to those in need. It’s members are able to provide hollistic, recovery-oriented programming to anyone in the Evansville community.

The 3 Goals of Peace Zone in Evansville, Indiana

1. To provide a welcoming community of peers where members can find support to help them in their journey of mental health recovery.

2. To empower members to participate in skill-building, recreational, and holistic recovery programs.

3. To decrease stigma in the community by educating the public about mental health issues.

Peace Zone is a fantastic local organization, focused on helping anyone in the Evansville area with mental health problems.  While they are not a clinic, they are a peer-run recovery center, focused on providing comfort to those in need.  It's members are able to provide hollistic, recovery-oriented programming to anyone in the Evansville community.

clinic photoThe 3 Goals of Peace Zone in Evansville, Indiana

1.     To provide a welcoming community of peers where members can find support to help them in their journey of mental health recovery.

2.     To empower members to participate in skill-building, recreational, and holistic recovery programs.

3.     To decrease stigma in the community by educating the public about mental health issues.

Event Details

PEACE Zone's 2nd Annual Arts & Crafts Show will be on Saturday, March 28 from 9 am - 3 pm.

Location: 410 Mulberry Street (corner of 4th & Mulberry)

$1 admission, children 12 and under free

27+ exhibitors and a silent auction

- fine art
- jewelry
- hand painted silk
- beeswax lip balm, lotion, and bars
- and more!

Concessions available

Proceeds from booth space, admission fee, and concessions will benefit PEACE Zone and its mission of promoting mental health wellness and recovery.

Exhibitor application available at www.peaceevansville.org/artscraftsshow

Painting With A Twist

Evansville, Indiana – (Nov. 15, 2014) – Aspiring to bring an entertainment option that offers a new creative outlet in Evansville, local entrepreneur Mihir Paranjape is about to open Painting with a Twist, a place where friends come together to paint, drink wine and discover their inner artist.

Painting with a Twist of Evansville is part of a fast-growing national franchise that provides guests a unique ‘getaway’ through art. Led by local art instructors, guests paint on bare 16” by 20” canvases using paint and brushes provided by the studio. At Painting with a Twist, guests are able to disconnect from everyday life, enjoy good music, wine or beer, and create unique, personal masterpieces they can take to their homes or gift to others. The artwork ranges from landscapes, abstracts and cityscapes, to creative renderings of animals, iconic buildings and florals. Friends gather for an evening of laughs, creativity and camaraderie as they create one-of-a-kind pieces of art to take home and, often, discover a newfound talent.

Evansville, Indiana – (Nov. 15, 2014) – Aspiring to bring an entertainment option that offers a new creative outlet in Evansville, local entrepreneur Mihir Paranjape is about to open Painting with a Twist, a place where friends come together to paint, drink wine and discover their inner artist.

Painting with a Twist of Evansville is part of a fast-growing national franchise that provides guests a unique ‘getaway’ through art. Led by local art instructors, guests paint on bare 16” by 20” canvases using paint and brushes provided by the studio. At Painting with a Twist, guests are able to disconnect from everyday life, enjoy good music, wine or beer, and create unique, personal masterpieces they can take to their homes or gift to others. The artwork ranges from landscapes, abstracts and cityscapes, to creative renderings of animals, iconic buildings and florals. Friends gather for an evening of laughs, creativity and camaraderie as they create one-of-a-kind pieces of art to take home and, often, discover a newfound talent.

Paranjape, a native of India, moved to Evansville in 2001, where he currently works as General Manager of Millennium Steel Services, LLC. Having grown up in a family environment that placed a strong emphasis on art, he hoped to share his passion with his nine-year-old daughter and Evansville neighbors, but found few local outlets to do so. After surviving a heart attack in 2013, Paranjape was led to prioritize the things he wanted to do in life, including a dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Paranjape found painting to be a therapeutic and relaxing hobby during his recovery period, which made Painting with a Twist a natural fit.

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Used Cars In Evansville, My Experience

Finding a used car is difficult, but it would seem in the past 6 months it's becoming impossible to find value. At least in regards to what your money could buy at the end of 2013. Speaking from personal experience, I've found that the price of used cars in Evansville has skyrocketed, while the selection has dwindled. Turns out, after speaking with multiple car lots and salesmen, the issues are intertwined.

The short of this article is that I've seen the value in used cars shrink and I recommend avoiding Bennett Motors at all cost. For the long story, about buying cars and trucks in Evansville, please continue below and note that I do not have Heisenberg's problems.

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