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The story behind the World’s Largest Outdoor Chandelier

The World’s Largest Outdoor Chandelier, a 20-foot-high glittering light, is the centerpiece of Cleveland, Ohio’s Playhouse Square. To draw more visitors to the theater district in downtown Cleveland, officials decided to hang the massive fixture in 2014. Later that year, it was certified by Guinness World Records as the World’s Largest. The chandelier, the creation… Continue reading The story behind the World’s Largest Outdoor Chandelier

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Any fan of ‘A Christmas Story’ should visit the house used in the film

The most fun we had on our trip to Cleveland, Ohio, last month was going inside the home where “A Christmas Story” was filmed. By now, I’m sure very few people haven’t seen the film, which has become a holiday classic featuring the young boy Ralphie and his dream of owning a Red Ryder BB… Continue reading Any fan of ‘A Christmas Story’ should visit the house used in the film

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What’s the deal with this patriotic fork in the road?

Sweetums and I came across a giant fork, which is really more beside the road than in it, on a trip to Lexington, Kentucky. As usual, we had to turn the car around and go back for photos. I mean, really? Did you think we wouldn’t? We were headed home at the time and didn’t… Continue reading What’s the deal with this patriotic fork in the road?

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The man who was U.S. president for a day

Have you ever heard of the man who was president of our nation for one day? I’d heard the story before, about a politician from Missouri, and was reminded of it recently when Sweetums and I saw a marker near his birthplace while visiting Lexington, Kentucky. So who was he and was he really president… Continue reading The man who was U.S. president for a day

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Who built the mysterious Georgia Guidestones?

A couple of years ago, Sweetums and I spent my birthday on a tour of north Georgia before heading to my hometown of Warner Robins to visit family and friends. One reason I wanted to spend a vacation touring my home state is because I moved away when I was 11 years old and I… Continue reading Who built the mysterious Georgia Guidestones?