A total eclipse of the …

.. SUN! (You thought I was going to say “heart”… admit it!)   It seems that Monday, August 21st will be the first complete solar eclipse visible in the US since 1979. So, of course, everyone wants to check it out! There are viewing parties, fun glasses for purchase (or for free to a lucky …

August 11, 2017

It’s almost time for back to school!

In the closing words of my favorite childhood book, “You’re off to great places. Today is your day! You’re mountain is waiting, so get on your way!” – Dr. Seuss As August rushes upon us, prepared or not, back to school is rapidly approaching. It’s officially time to plan the last hoorah of summer – before …

July 29, 2017

Welcome, Contractors, to Penwell Insurance!

We are happy to announce our new specialty line for Contractors! If you want to stop worrying and get back to work be sure to check out the new site for more information on the types of coverages we can offer. Then give us a call! Here’s to less worry and more productivity! Until next time- …

July 22, 2017

Happy 4th of July!

Today, let’s celebrate our independence! Below are links to great family fun, parades, fireworks, and more in and around our area. Enjoy, and God Bless America!   Until next time – may every sunrise bring renewed purpose and ever increasing joy.   Links: 317 area code Lights over Morse Symphony on the Prairie Tipton Fireworks …

July 1, 2017

Sweet Summer Time

With the first official day of summer for 2017 on the books, it’s time to think about vacation! While island retreats, cruises, and international extravaganzas are amazing – a definite must – they are not always possible, at least not every year. Never fear! There are actually some amazing places within the continental US that …

June 24, 2017

Picnicking with Pop!

5 o’clock on a summer’s Tuesday morning, stopping by the old farm market for bottles of water and sandwiches wrapped in white paper. Talking, laughing, and singing all the while – 14 years old and on my way to work with Dad. So much of my life is blessed by memories with my father. There’s something about …

June 17, 2017

Kiddies in the Kitchen

Summer is here! That means lots of family fun and memory making to come. In addition to family vacations, swimming, and outdoor activity; many families enjoy crafting, game nights, and even cooking together. Baking cookies with the young ones can be a fun and educational experience. The skills learned from spending time together in the …

June 10, 2017

Road (side) Ready!

Welcome to the long weekend! Memorial Day weekend is a big event in the US. It is a time set aside to remember and give thanks for those courageous men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defending our life, liberty, and democracy. This weekend is a time for remembrance, family, and fun. …

May 27, 2017

Keeping It Local- Main Street’s Comeback

I still fondly remember walking down to Brown’s Variety Store in my hometown, happily browsing around the items – each one unique and special. I remember buying penny candies, the difficulty of deciding which slushy flavor to choose, the scent of the store in my clothes after leaving, and playing with my sisters while my mom talked and …

May 20, 2017

Who’s driving this thing, anyway?!?

It’s time for our Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) edition of the Penwell Insurance blog. This week’s entry is dedicated to drivers and vehicles – specifically, to which drivers are covered (and not covered) on which vehicles. One of the most common questions we get in the office, regardless of the season, is that of “If …

April 29, 2017