(ODD)yssey, Blog Post

Model trains deliver your food directly to the table at this fun Arkansas eatery

From Sunday, July 21 through Friday, July 26, Sweetums and I drove 2,150 miles from Huntsville, Alabama, to Fort Worth, Texas, and back again. I am posting the stops in order of the trip. Most sites will be included in my upcoming Guide to Southern Oddities. Stop No. 19: All Aboard Restaurant and Grill 6813… Continue reading Model trains deliver your food directly to the table at this fun Arkansas eatery

(ODD)yssey, Blog Post

This Victorian bathhouse was more like a mansion filled with odd torture devices

From Sunday, July 21 through Friday, July 26, Sweetums and I drove 2,150 miles from Huntsville, Alabama, to Fort Worth, Texas, and back again. I am posting the stops in order of the trip. Most sites will be included in my upcoming Guide to Southern Oddities. Stop No. 18: Fordyce Bathhouse Museum, Hot Springs, Ark.… Continue reading This Victorian bathhouse was more like a mansion filled with odd torture devices

Southern Thing Column

Here’s why you never trifle with a Southern belle

If you missed last week’s column on It’s a Southern Thing (SouthernThing.com), you can read it by clicking here. Below are the first paragraphs. My Aunt Beverly sashayed when she walked. She told me a few years ago, when I teased her about her provocative flounce, that it was the result of an old back… Continue reading Here’s why you never trifle with a Southern belle

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Hot Springs, Ark., was one of the coolest cities we visited: Road-trip recap

From Sunday, July 21 through Friday, July 26, Sweetums and I drove 2,150 miles from Huntsville, Alabama, to Fort Worth, Texas, and back again. I am posting the stops in order of the trip. Most sites will be included in my upcoming Guide to Southern Oddities. Stop No. 17: Hot Springs, Ark. I’d always been… Continue reading Hot Springs, Ark., was one of the coolest cities we visited: Road-trip recap

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We visited the home of the legendary Fouke Monster and the ‘Legend of Boggy Creek’

From Sunday, July 21 through Friday, July 26, Sweetums and I drove 2,150 miles from Huntsville, Alabama, to Fort Worth, Texas, and back again. I am posting the stops in order of the trip. Most sites will be included in my upcoming Guide to Southern Oddities. Road Trip Stop No. 16: The Fouke Monster and… Continue reading We visited the home of the legendary Fouke Monster and the ‘Legend of Boggy Creek’