Jun 022018
 

For a brief time when I was a youngster my father’s work took us to southern California. We didn’t stay long and I don’t remember a whole lot about it, but one memory that stands out is of a bearded man who stood alongside the road waving at people as they drove into Laguna Beach. […]

Mar 012018
 

In a small park on Savannah’s riverfront stands a bronze statue called The Waving Girl, a tribute to one of America’s favorite goodwill ambassadors, though many outside of Georgia have never heard of her. Florence Martus was born on Cockspur Island on August 7, 1869, the daughter of a German immigrant who was a sergeant […]

An Ohio Castle

 Posted by at 12:51 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 072017
 

Note: This story is from the November-December 2014 issue of the Gypsy Journal. We usually think of castles as being mysterious places in exotic far off locations, but we discovered a full-size castle in a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio! Located on a dead end road in the residential community of Loveland, Chateau Laroche was built […]

Sep 242014
 

That’s the slogan of the men and women tasked with moving men and materials for the military, and since the Revolutionary War they have been doing the job using everything from covered wagons to aircraft to boats and railroads. On a visit to the United States Army Transportation Museum at Fort Eustis, Virginia yesterday we […]