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The birthplace of Thanksgiving isn’t where you thought it was, historian says

The following post is a guest blog by Wil Elrick. During this time when traveling is difficult, he is writing about places on our bucket list. Raise your hand if you knew that the birthplace of Thanksgiving was controversial. Yes, mine is raised also. In my investigating all things Thanksgiving for our weird bucket list… Continue reading The birthplace of Thanksgiving isn’t where you thought it was, historian says

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This bucket-list place teaches us all about our American origins

The following post is a guest blog by Wil Elrick. During this time when traveling is difficult, he is writing about places on our bucket list. By Wil Elrick I am convinced that Thanksgiving has “middle child syndrome”. Can you imagine having the younger brother of Halloween and the older sister of Christmas? I mean… Continue reading This bucket-list place teaches us all about our American origins

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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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Whether you like your dummies creepy or classic, you’ll find them all at this museum

The following post is a guest blog by Wil Elrick. During this time when traveling is difficult, he is writing about places on our bucket list. On our bucket list for adventuring section this week, I am featuring a place that Kelly and I have discussed visiting on multiple occasions, but just have yet to… Continue reading Whether you like your dummies creepy or classic, you’ll find them all at this museum

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Guest Blog: Why you should put Winchester Mystery House on your bucket list

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