Oct 122019
 

Estero, Florida, located just 17 miles from Fort Myers, is considered by many to be one of the best places to live in the state. Home to many retirees, Estero has a lot to offer, including shops, restaurants, parks, and a low crime rate. But modern-day retirees are not the first to discover the area […]

A Deadly Duo

 Posted by at 12:25 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 032019
 

The other night we watched The Highwaymen on Netflix. It’s the Bonnie and Clyde story from the perspective of Frank Hamer, who hunted them down. I liked it. It brought back memories of our visit to the site where the murderous duo’s reign of terror was finally ended. Here is a blog post I wrote […]

William Jennings Bryan

 Posted by at 12:40 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 132019
 

In the small town of Salem, Illinois, located at the junction of U.S. Highway 50 and Interstate 57, we learned about one of America’s greatest political figures from a century ago. Born in Salem on March 19, 1860, William Jennings Bryan went on to become an attorney, newspaper editor, congressman, and influential public speaker. He […]

Jun 242015
 

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 […]

Feb 122010
 

Yesterday I ordered the rally T-shirts. So I can check one more thing off of our To Do list. In the past, we tried having several different colors of rally shirts, but we quickly learned what a can of worms that was. No matter what color we had, somebody wanted the same size in the […]