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This historic cemetery has a grave for an arm, with a marker etched with an arm, of course

On a recent visit to Newnan, Ga., to tour some movie filming sites, my friend Rebekah and I stopped at historic Oakhill Cemetery for one purpose: to see an arm grave. Before heading out on our trip, I'd seen a story about the unique grave so we made a detour specifically to find it. The… Continue reading This historic cemetery has a grave for an arm, with a marker etched with an arm, of course

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You have to see this 150-foot sea serpent to believe it

Sweetums and I had been missing the mini road trips we’d largely curtailed during the pandemic so we decided to drive to Nashville on I-65 and drive back along the Natchez Trace, ending in Florence, Ala. We’ve driven the remainder of the Trace, which is a beautiful drive. Of course, I didn’t want to miss… Continue reading You have to see this 150-foot sea serpent to believe it

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This space cowboy and his Route 66 souvenir shop are out of this world

Following is a guest blog by Sweetums, who really got a kick out of this place. By Wil Elrick If you have never seen a 21-foot-tall space cowboy holding a rocket ship, you are missing out, my friend. If you have absolutely no idea of what I am talking about and are wondering “why would… Continue reading This space cowboy and his Route 66 souvenir shop are out of this world

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Our odd travels collection includes bricks from the 1800s that were part of ‘haunted’ insane asylums

After writing about the fun ways we display our refrigerator magnets from our travels, I promised to tell the story of two bricks in our collection. They come from "haunted lunatic asylums" in Alabama. (Note: They were obtained legally. Please do not trespass or take anything from these sites. Also, I use the words "insane"… Continue reading Our odd travels collection includes bricks from the 1800s that were part of ‘haunted’ insane asylums

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Collections from my ‘weird travels’ displayed in fun ways

I've been thinking it would be fun to show you some of the weird things I've collected in my travels across the country (mostly, the South, yes, but other areas, as well). Sweetums and I began collecting magnets when we met nine years ago but we also have some fun objects we've picked up along… Continue reading Collections from my ‘weird travels’ displayed in fun ways