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
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?
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
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?