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Have a giant burger and Frenchie fries at Pal’s

Sweetums and I finally got to see a Pal's drive-through restaurant when we were on our way to the mountains recently. We stopped in Kingsport, Tenn., specifically to see the giant hot dog, fried and cola atop their building. We didn't get to eat there but it was as adorable as we thought it would… Continue reading Have a giant burger and Frenchie fries at Pal’s

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Our visit to the site of the mysterious Brown Mountain Lights

A low-lying ridge in North Carolina is the site of a ghostly phenomenon known as the Brown Mountain Lights. After Sweetums and I detoured to see the home covered in coffee mugs (the Cup House of Collettsville; click here to see it), we realized to get to our next destination would take us past Brown… Continue reading Our visit to the site of the mysterious Brown Mountain Lights

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The blood-stained crypt of little Nina Cragmiles

The story of the blood-stained crypt of Nina Cragmiles is excerpted from my book, "Forgotten Tales of Tennessee:" The beautiful and historic St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is a landmark in Cleveland, Tennessee, that has been the site of many happy events. But its origins lie with one of the city’s most tragic families. The church… Continue reading The blood-stained crypt of little Nina Cragmiles