Oct 092017
 

 Note: This story first appeared in the March-April 2016 Gypsy Journal. It seems only fitting that a place as steeped in Western history as Tucson, Arizona would be home to the Museum of the Horse Soldier, which has to be one of the most interesting museums we have visited anywhere. The museum is the brainchild […]

Jan 092016
 

Come to Arizona, they said. It’s the sunbelt, they said. It’s nice and warm in the winter, they said. They lied. Here in Tucson we had more rain Thursday night, and again off and on most of yesterday. And it was still darned cold. Here is a picture a blog reader sent me of the […]

Dec 092015
 

We love exploring America’s back roads and small towns and finding overlooked gems that the tourist brochures never cover. In a series of weekly blog posts we will be sharing some of America’s lesser-known small town museums, historic sites, and oddball attractions, on a state-by-state basis. We don’t have room to cover each and every […]

Dec 012015
 

We love exploring America’s back roads and small towns and finding overlooked gems that the tourist brochures never cover. In a series of weekly blog posts we will be sharing some of America’s lesser-known small town museums, historic sites, and oddball attractions, on a state-by-state basis. We don’t have room to cover each and every attraction […]

Vampire Begone!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 202014
 

With the new issue of the paper finished and at our printer’s in Michigan, we have a few days to goof off before it gets delivered to us here in Pennsylvania. So yesterday, that’s what we did. A while back Miss Terry had read about a place in nearby Gettysburg called Hacienda Shiloh in Karen […]

Sep 252010
 

We only have a couple of days here in Gettysburg, and we had planned to spend yesterday playing tourist. There is so much to see and do here that we could never cover it all, but we had hoped to at least get to the new National Parks Visitor Center. But things didn’t go exactly […]