As we dust off the last of the snow (hopefully) and spring peeps into view, I tuck my winter boots into the back of my closet. I don't want to see them until next year. I'm ready for sunshine and flowers and sandals. Well, perhaps there's time for one more boot. A giant boot, of… Continue reading Give Winter the Boot
It's the early 1900s and folks newly exposed to automobiles and highway systems set out on cross-country journeys; some in search of a better life, others a wild adventure. You're a shop owner or restaurateur hoping these folks will choose your goods above everyone else. Your advertising needs to be seen from highways and entice… Continue reading Seeing all the Angles
To ring in 2014 I've decided to go backwards. Yes, this may sound unusual since ringing in the new year focuses on moving forward, but this adventure is too warm to pass up. For those of you who are experiencing the winter blues, this post is dedicated to you. Grab a hot beverage and put… Continue reading Train Your Lumberjack
Growing up, my favorite place to visit was the village library. I remember the first library card I owned, allowing me to check out stacks of books bigger than my arms could hold. Among those, I often had one or two by Dr. Seuss, snagged from expansive shelves in the children's room. I borrowed And… Continue reading Oh, the Places We Went!
The beach is the place to be if you're a fan of swimming, laying out, or even beach volleyball. The biggest thing for me when I was a kid was building sandcastles. The possibilities were endless. When I got bored I'd turn my dad into the sandcastle (when he'd let me). That's why I get… Continue reading Sandy Oddities
In our last post, we brought viewers to the world of state fairs. You never know who or what you'll run into when visiting a fair: a man in a mad-hatter outfit, the world's smallest pig, and even women wielding chainsaws. That's right, folks. Step on up to your local fair and behold the amazing,… Continue reading The Chainsaw and the Sea Turtle