Hoosier lifestyle blogger Erin Loechner built a massive following with a show on HGTV.com, a daily stream of free merchandise to review, and, as a prolific essayist, substance to match the style. But as she reveals in her memoir Chasing Slow, out this month, one query from a reporter made her question it all.
Released today, One Day in May: 24 Hours in the Life of Indiana compiles photos taken across the state on Friday, May 20, 2016. Together, they offer a unique perspective on our often-overlooked geographic, cultural, and demographic diversity.
In the following columns, reprinted in a new book from IU Press, the legendary Hoosier journalist reveals, with touching candor and haunting prose, a deep spiritual connection to his state of birth—and the people who raised him there.