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Sleep on a WWII Submarine at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum In Manitowoc
Sleep on a WWII Submarine at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum In Manitowoc

Sleep on a WWII Submarine at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum In Manitowoc

The Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc Wisconsin is a much cooler travel destination than the name suggests. If you’re into history, especially World War II history, you are going to love this place. And if you have kids, they are…

Adorable Dairy Cow Art with Personality in northeast Iowa
Adorable Dairy Cow Art with Personality in northeast Iowa

Adorable Dairy Cow Art with Personality in northeast Iowa

I write a lot about Iowa because 1) there are a lot of interesting stories in Iowa, and 2) there are a lot of interesting people there. I know, I married one. But one of the most interesting characters I’ve met is…

Hank Williams and the Historic Burger Bar in Bristol, Virginia
Hank Williams and the Historic Burger Bar in Bristol, Virginia

Hank Williams and the Historic Burger Bar in Bristol, Virginia

The Burger Bar in Bristol, Virginia has been slinging burgers and fries in this small Appalachian community since 1942. And mighty fine burgers they are. But it was a late night guest on New Year’s Eve 1952 that put the…

Little Rock’s Central High School – Why You Need to Go
Little Rock’s Central High School – Why You Need to Go

Little Rock’s Central High School – Why You Need to Go

One of the best books I’ve ever read is “Warriors Don’t Cry” by Melba Pattillo Beals. It’s a little story about her freshman year in high school in Little Rock, Arkansas. Ya, we can all tell stories about those rotten…

Why You Should Visit Susan B. Anthony’s Home in Rochester, New York
Why You Should Visit Susan B. Anthony’s Home in Rochester, New York

Why You Should Visit Susan B. Anthony’s Home in Rochester, New York

On a quiet, tree-lined street in a pleasant neighborhood in Rochester New York, is the home where Susan B. Anthony and her friends worked tirelessly to gain rights for women and minorities in the American political process. This post contains…