So remember that Sweetums went to the Mothman Festival in Point Pleasant, WV, without me on his birthday? The stinker. I didn't get to see the famous statue or the infamous bridge but I did get to see the photos. We put together a very short video for those who aren't familiar with the legend.
It's just our luck that we were planning a trip to the mountains the same day as a Bigfoot Festival was happening nearby. Of course. So the first weekend in September, Sweetums and I were in Marion, North Carolina, with thousands of Bigfoot enthusiasts for the inaugural festival. Although we'd heard there was a Bigfoot… Continue reading Photos from our first Bigfoot Festival
When Sweetums and I were traveling through the North Carolina mountains in early September, we were on the lookout, as usual, for any roadside oddities. We looked on RoadsideAmerica.com and found a listing with a name we loved: Indian Death Tiki of Awesomeness. Of course, that’s not the statue’s real name; that was bestowed by… Continue reading The Death Tiki of Awesomeness and other Maggie Valley sights
I admit it: I love kitsch. I can’t help it. Give me a vacation with an animatronic Zoltar or Wild West character and I’m a happy camper. Give me a shop filled with tacky souvenirs and I’m in heaven. So it should be no surprise Sweetums and I loved our recent trip to Gatlinburg. We… Continue reading Why I loved Gatlinburg’s tacky side
We finally got to see the World's Largest Rubik's Cube. Check out our 44-second video for the backstory.