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This 1790 log cabin was saved. My heart is full

In our travels, Sweetums and I come across many historic structures on the verge of collapse. I hate to see it but I also realize the amount of money and community support required to maintain old homes and buildings. Smaller communities without historical societies or people to apply for grants have the most trouble preserving… Continue reading This 1790 log cabin was saved. My heart is full

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A visit to the cave of the Bell Witch, America’s most documented haunting

When Baby Girl was about 12, I took her to Adams, Tennessee, to tour the Bell Witch Cave. Most people in the south have heard of the Bell Witch, a 19th century poltergeist said to be most documented haunting in the history of the United States. The “witch” reportedly haunted the family of John Bell… Continue reading A visit to the cave of the Bell Witch, America’s most documented haunting

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Fascinating abandoned chapel, monuments of Nashville’s Mount Olivet Cemetery

I was looking through some old photos recently and came across pictures from a trip I took to Nashville with Sweetums in 2013. We did a few ordinary touristy things but of course we also had to take a walk through the gorgeous Mount Olivet Cemetery off Lebanon Pike. It’s a large garden-style cemetery with… Continue reading Fascinating abandoned chapel, monuments of Nashville’s Mount Olivet Cemetery

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Berry College campus, largest in world, was one of our most picturesque trips

If you’ve never visited Berry College near Rome, Ga., it is definitely worth a stroll around campus, preferably in spring or summer, when you can enjoy beautiful weather and wildlife. It is one of the most gorgeous spots Sweetums and I have visited in our travels, and it is also an unusual campus for several… Continue reading Berry College campus, largest in world, was one of our most picturesque trips

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Sloths, Stonehenge & Oz: Highlights from our 2017 road trips

  Before a new year begins, let's take a look back at an amazing 2017 on the blog. I hope your 2018 will be wonderful. Seven over-sized roadside attractions in Kentucky Big Things from a trip to Cave City, Bowling Green and Louisville, KY. In one weekend, Sweetums and I saw: the World’s Largest Baseball Bat,… Continue reading Sloths, Stonehenge & Oz: Highlights from our 2017 road trips