Jul 252019
 

Note: This story if from my book Highway History And Back Road Mystery II. Just outside of Mount Airy, North Carolina, we discovered the final resting place of two of history’s most famous medical oddities, Eng and Chang Bunker, known to most people as the Siamese Twins. Born near what is now Bangkok, Thailand (then […]

Goodbye Andy

 Posted by at 1:01 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 042012
 

America’s favorite sheriff, Andy Griffith, died yesterday at his home on Roanoke Island, North Carolina, and America is a little bit poorer today. No matter if you grew up in a big city, a small town, or were raised on a farm, is there anyone among us who didn’t feel like we were all at […]

Nov 042009
 

We had to work yesterday. Of course, when your job is playing tourist, that’s not exactly a bad thing! As I said in yesterday’s blog, Mount Airy, North Carolina is the hometown of television star Andy Griffith, and was the inspiration for the fictional town of Mayberry in the old Andy Griffith show. No longer […]

Nov 032009
 

After a chilly night in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart in Gallipolis, Ohio, we were up bright and early yesterday morning. There were several things we wanted to see locally, so I went inside the store and obtained permission to leave our motorhome there for a couple of hours while we went exploring in […]