Last weekend, Sweetums and I were traveling around southern Alabama and Georgia taking photos for my upcoming Guide to the Quirky South (The History Press). I had several places on my list that I had never visited, including the abandoned school that serves as Hawkins Middle School in “Stranger Things.” (More on that coming soon).… Continue reading This grave in Georgia is marked by a life-sized baby elephant statue
We managed to get some of the clearest evidence yet not only that Bigfoot exists but that he is a big fan of books. the Squatch was spotted at the famous historic courthouse in downtown Monroeville, the Literary Capital of Alabama. He made the tourist stop the morning after his official appearance at the Monroe… Continue reading Bigfoot sighting in Alabama’s Literary Capital!
One of the oddities I wanted to visit when Sweetums and I visited Cleveland, Ohio, last summer is a little something known as “the Bombed Thinker.” How could you not want to visit a statue with a name like that? I’d seen the story of this replica of Rodin’s “The Thinker” on one of the… Continue reading The story behind the ‘Bombed Thinker’ statue on display outside this museum
When Sweetums and I visited Lakeview Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio, last year, we were awed by the incredible buildings, gardens and statuary. It is a beautiful place. Click here to read about Garfield’s haunted castle. Click here to read about the angel who cries black tears. One monument that stood out was an incredibly intricate… Continue reading This striking cemetery sculpture is an angel, not a knight
It has finally happened! Sweetums and I are announcing the debut of our business, Rent-a-Squatch. I know many of you have been waiting and hoping since the release of my book, “Not Quite Right,” I which I discussed Sweetums’ plan to rent himself out while in Bigfoot costume for birthday parties and events. Not only… Continue reading Our Rent-a-Squatch business is finally a reality! Details here