Sunday, August 3, 2008


It's that time of year again... for the Jasper Strassenfest, that is. We spent several hours in Jasper walking around and enjoying the day. They are restoring a passenger train to make runs from Jasper to French Lick. It should be ready to travel in the spring. They did have a short ride available for Strassenfest and we took that opportunity. Joe, Chanel, Jonah and myself climbed aboard the Spirit of Jasper for a ride. They had some stringed instruments for our entertainment whic only added to the rides relaxation. Jonah seemed to really enjoy his adventure on the "choo" and I'm looking forward to when they start making full runs next spring.

Another event that was happening this weekend, which we didn't make it to, was the Zoar Mosquito Fest. This takes place at the small community of Zoar each year. They have a stationary parade where everything is standing still, the skinniest legs contest and wiffle ball tournament. The UMC church serves chicken dinners and there is usually a band for entertainment. It's a great gathering for people in the community.

The two peas challenge for today is: Do you enjoy creating layouts, altered items or cards. I would have to say layouts, but altered items and cards are fun also.


Lily said...

The train sounds fun but I don't know about a mosquito festival!

Chanel said...

Hey, I forgot all about ZMF! We will have to make it a point to go next year.