Throwback Thursday

In Case You Missed It… Trivial Thursdays Interview on WRFL-FM — LISTEN HERE

In Case You Missed It… Trivial Thursdays Interview on WRFL-FM — LISTEN HERE

Had a fun time interviewing with Mick Jeffries, the long-time and award-winning host of WRFL-FM Radio “Trivial Thursdays” this morning.  In case you missed it, here is an MP3 Audio file of the broadcast, courtesy of WRFL and Mick…edited by…

T is Travel Abroad – #atozchallenge

T is Travel Abroad – #atozchallenge

For most of my 250+ blog posts on my Less Beaten Paths Blog, I have discussed the back roads of America and Canada. But for today’s post in the A-to-Z challenge, I want to note some of my other travels…

A to Z Challenge: The A Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge: The A Towns #atozchallenge

During the month of April I am participating in the  Blogging from A to Z Challenge.  The challenge has each blogger select a theme and then do a post thematically from A to Z during each day of April ,…

Ten Really Obscure Quirky Places You May Have Never Heard Of

Ten Really Obscure Quirky Places You May Have Never Heard Of

Over the years I have traveled tens of thousands of miles of back roads across the United States (only missing Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont…they will be hit soon!).  Through all of these travels I have seen the many “famous”…

#TBT – Visiting Erie Canal, JELL-O Museum, Bethlehem, Nicholson Bridge

#TBT – Visiting Erie Canal, JELL-O Museum, Bethlehem, Nicholson Bridge

(Author’s note: This post is another in my Throwback Thursday series.  Taken from August 2008 on a visit to Bethlehem for the Music Festival to join Antsy McClain and the Trailer Park Troubadours.  I also visited a number of other…

#TBT – Going Through Hell to Get to Grand Rapids, MI
#TBT – Going Through Hell to Get to Grand Rapids, MI

#TBT – Going Through Hell to Get to Grand Rapids, MI

(Note: This is a Throwback Thursday post of a trip I made to Michigan from Woodstock, Ontario in May 2008.  Main reason for the trip was to see an Arena Football game, but I made a grad tour road trip…

#TBT – Scenes from Cleveland

#TBT – Scenes from Cleveland

A few years ago I made a couple of visits to Cleveland, Ohio.  I was born in the Little Italy section of Cleveland in 1956 and have sisters and brothers there.  The old house I was born in is still…

#TBT – Wigwam Village Motel in Cave City, KY

#TBT – Wigwam Village Motel in Cave City, KY

A few years ago I was traveling in Kentucky and made my way into Cave City, a sort of retro resort town close to Mammoth Cave National Park with lots of old 1960s style neon signs, mom-and-pop restaurants, unique tourist…

#TBT – Yard Art, Swans and Mennonites in Southern Ontario

#TBT – Yard Art, Swans and Mennonites in Southern Ontario

(Note: I was working at the Toyota Plant in Woodstock, Ontario as a Japanese interpreter at the time I wrote this post in 2008) March 26, 2008: It was a beautiful day and I got off work at 4:00 and…

#TBT – Looking back to a day in Arkansas 2007

#TBT – Looking back to a day in Arkansas 2007

For this edition of Throwback Thursday (a day late….),  I look back to June 2007, when my son Solomon graduated from Lafayette High School in Lexington.  He was the last of my five children to graduate.  On the occasion of…