May 062020
 

Note: This story is from my book Highway History And Back Road Mystery II. Today Sturgis, South Dakota is best known as the scene of the annual Black Hills Motorcycle Rally, when thousands of bikers descend on the small town in August to party, show off their riding skills, and shop the vendors who set […]

The Trip Home, Day #5

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 192019
 

Note: This is day five of our trip home to Florida after spending time in Ohio researching a new book project.  As I wrote in yesterday’s blog, we spent the night in Benson, North Carolina, after getting frustrated with all of the heavy traffic and delays for construction on Interstate 95. I was hoping that […]

Aug 122019
 

I love trivia and finding out oddball facts, especially about some of the places where we travel. So today, just for fun, I thought I’d share 5 Weird Things You Never Knew. Mount Rushmore, polygamy and the KKK – There are few things that make a statement about America’s power and glory more than Mount […]

Feb 122018
 

Depending on who you talk to, Roaring Twenties gangster Charlie Birger was either a cold blooded killer who made a fortune with bootleg whiskey, gambling, and prostitutes, or a kind and benevolent gentleman who supplied his poor neighbors with coal to keep their families warm in the winter and food to keep them fed. In […]

Apr 172012
 

I love trivia and finding out oddball facts, especially about some of the places where we travel. So today, just for fun, I thought I’d share 5 Weird Things You Never Knew. Mount Rushmore, polygamy and the KKK – There are few things that make a statement about America’s power and glory more than Mount […]