backroads discoveries

Travel in 2018: The Best of the Roadside Attractions – Part 1

Travel in 2018: The Best of the Roadside Attractions – Part 1

Obviously, one of my favorite things to do on road trips short or long is locate the fun, unique and offbeat roadside attractions.  And, fortunately, 2018 provided me a plethora of these.  I have already written about a few of…

Offbeat and Quirky Roadside Attractions Now Available on Amazon!

Offbeat and Quirky Roadside Attractions Now Available on Amazon!

Yesterday my new book, “Less Beaten Paths of America: Quirky and Offbeat Roadside Attractions” made its debut on Amazon! The book is 130 pages of FULL COLOR whimsy and kitsch as I tell stories of my visits to these places all…

My new book is right around the corner!

My new book is right around the corner!

Getting so close to publishing my second book! I am getting so excited! My good friend Antsy McClain completed the back cover of the book so, attached you can see the front and back cover of the book. Start getting…

New Book Update! Sample Chapter Included

New Book Update!!! For those of you interested in my forthcoming book “Less Beaten Paths of America: Unique Town Names,” here are some updates! The chapters are all done – 22 of them. I am making some final edits, doing…

Blogging A to Z Challenge – The Complete List for 2017 – #atozchallenge

Blogging A to Z Challenge – The Complete List for 2017 – #atozchallenge

During the month of April I participated with nearly 2000 other bloggers worldwide in the “Blogging from A to Z Challenge” which is now in its 7th year. This was my second year to participate and this year’s theme for…

The Story Behind the Story Inn – Story, Indiana

The Story Behind the Story Inn – Story, Indiana

A couple of weeks ago (Feb. 25, 2017) we took a trip to Indianapolis for a meeting for my wife and daughter. As is typically the case, I wanted to go along and drive some back roads.   I am…

South Dakota Backroads: The Oyate Trail across southern South Dakota

South Dakota Backroads: The Oyate Trail across southern South Dakota