Mar 092019
 

More than once I have joked that I come from a long line of horse thieves, card sharks, shady ladies, and other assorted riffraff. I’ve always claimed that in jest, but it appears I wasn’t that far off the mark. As I mentioned before, I recently got a subscription to Newspapers.com to do research on […]

We Are Family

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 272018
 

I have no idea how accurate it is, if at all, but yesterday someone told me about an app called We’re Related from Ancestry.com that is supposed to tell you the probability of any famous people you might be related to. Just for the heck of it, I gave it a try and was surprised […]

Dalton Gang Hideout

 Posted by at 12:19 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 262017
 

The Dalton brothers were one of the most infamous outlaw gangs of the Old West, and today visitors to the friendly little town of Meade, Kansas can walk in their footprints at the Dalton Gang Hideout. Born on the wild frontier of the high plains, the Daltons grew up among cowboys, outlaws, gunslingers, Indians, and […]