This is a guest blog by my Sweetums, Wil Elrick, who has been writing about places to put on our – and your – bucket list. By Wil Elrick After last weeks’ story about The Winchester Mystery House, I wanted to contribute more posts about the weird, wacky, haunted and wild places that we have… Continue reading The eerie abandoned city that’s burning from below: Guest post
This is the first blog post I've ever written about an emergency vehicle, but, trust me, this one deserves it. When Sweetums and I were in Branson, Mo., over the summer, we saw a sign that said "Hurts Donut Co." You know what happened next, right? I grabbed the wheel and we went careening into… Continue reading See? Donut emergencies are real, people
Today's blog post was written by Wil Elrick, the Sweetums and hubby of blogger Kelly Kazek. It is so great when Kelly asks me to be a guest contributor to her website. You often get to hear about me and/or my exploits from her point of view, but rarely from mine. But this post is… Continue reading Guest Blog: Why you should put Winchester Mystery House on your bucket list
Many people don’t realize historic Route 66 goes through Kansas. That’s likely because it only covers about 11 miles, from Galena to Baxter Springs. But with the goal of eventually driving the entire route, Sweetums and I recently drove the Kansas portion. The route enters Kansas at Galena, a town of about 3,000 souls. It… Continue reading Wait … is Kansas even on Route 66?
On our August trip, Sweetums and I were just driving through the countryside when we passed a sign for a town named Blue Eye. Turns out, there are two Blue Eyes, one on the Missouri side of the line and one on the Arkansas side. Both are incorporated; Arkansas’ Blue Eye is the state’s least-populated… Continue reading Have you ever been to Blue Eye, Mo.?