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Collections from my ‘weird travels’ displayed in fun ways

I've been thinking it would be fun to show you some of the weird things I've collected in my travels across the country (mostly, the South, yes, but other areas, as well). Sweetums and I began collecting magnets when we met nine years ago but we also have some fun objects we've picked up along… Continue reading Collections from my ‘weird travels’ displayed in fun ways

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Turns out, the birthplace of Superman is right here on earth

It was at Glenville High School in Cleveland, Ohio, that two self-described geeks met and changed the comic book industry forever. The boys, Canada-native Joseph Shuster and Ukraine-born Jerry Siegel, teamed up to create Superman, the very first superhero, in 1932. Superman, who debuted in Action Comics No. 1, was the creation of Siegel, who… Continue reading Turns out, the birthplace of Superman is right here on earth

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A look at beautiful Oak Hill Cemetery

If you've never taken a stroll through Birmingham's Oak Hill Cemetery, you should put it on your list. It's a beautiful place with a great view of the city and some gorgeous funereal art. The cemetery was founded in 1871. The website says: "In 1871 the City of Birmingham purchased from the Elyton Land Company… Continue reading A look at beautiful Oak Hill Cemetery

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Did you know you can visit the real places from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow?

I have the perfect post for Halloween! My road-trip partner Sweetums has been writing a series of guest posts on places we would like to go, our Road Trip Bucket List. Enjoy ...  Painting of the Headless Horseman Bridge in Tarrytown, N.Y. , illustrating "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." (Wikimedia Commons) This week’s entry on… Continue reading Did you know you can visit the real places from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow?

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The eerie abandoned city that’s burning from below: Guest post

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