Nov 292019
 

We love getting off the interstate highways and taking the two-lane roads whenever we can. As I have said many times before, a Denny’s or a chain hotel at an interstate exit in Kansas is no different than one in Michigan or California. But the two-lane roads will take you to the real America. Small […]

Mar 052019
 

Note: This story is from my book Highway History And Back Road Mystery. Washington state’s Olympic Peninsula is wild country, with thousands of square miles of dense rainforest, broken here and there by deep rivers and steep hills to the south, giving way to towering mountains in the north. Even today, in this age of […]

“Mad” Anne Bailey

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 222018
 

Note: This story is from my book Highway History And Back Road Mystery II, available on Amazon. In the charming little town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia, located on the bank of the wide Ohio River, we discovered the story of pioneer heroine Ann Bailey, whose life and adventures have become a part of the […]

Aug 072018
 

I wish you could have met my father. He was quite a character. He could play any instrument with keys or strings, though he never had a lesson in his life and couldn’t read music. He loved books, he was a fantastic storyteller, and he had a wicked sense of humor. I guess I am […]