Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Journeys Into A Timeless Thanksgiving Story

A Timeless Thanksgiving Story

There’s the classic Thanksgiving dinner – turkey and the trimmings. Then there other Thanksgiving holiday classics – the Macy’s Parade, Football in Detroit (and Dallas), the National Dog Show, Miracle on 34th Street. As a kid, in our neighborhood we used to play a “Turkey Bowl” – 3 or kids throwing a football. We share Read Article

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Journeys Into On Witches, Witchcraft and Salem

On Witches, Witchcraft and Salem

Halloween’s always a bit different here. It’s a little scarier, a little spookier, the kids a little quieter.But that’s to be expected. Wouldn’t you feel the same way if you were to spend Halloween in “the home of witches”. That’s how it is in Salem, Massachusetts, site of the infamous witch hunts of the 17th Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 26, 20166:43 pm
Monday, October 24, 2016
Journeys Into Frustrated by the Election ? Let’s eat…

Frustrated by the Election ? Let’s eat…

I  tend to eat too much out of frustration. My wife continues to call me out on it, and I keep promising to be better. But watching the news, and the challenges of balancing a home budget and the kids….Well, you know. Anyway, it is interesting that in a time long before Twinkies and other Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 24, 20161:32 pm
Friday, October 21, 2016
Journeys Into The House of Tomorrow Gets A New Tomorrow (Via WBUR)

The House of Tomorrow Gets A New Tomorrow (Via WBUR)

The “House of Tomorrow,” designed for the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair’s Century of Progress Exhibition, was named a National Treasure this week by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. When it was built it was one of the most innovative and influential buildings in modern architecture, filled with the latest technology and appliances. But it’s Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 21, 20167:00 pm
Friday, October 21, 2016
Journeys Into The One Parking Meter Town

The One Parking Meter Town

It is now over  three decades since the first release of “On the Road with Charles Kuralt” (Putnam, 1985), which was based on the long time popular series on CBS Television. This posting is part of an occasional series re-visiting places Kuralt visited back then, but seem to have been overlooked and forgotten over time. Read Article

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Friday, October 21, 2016
Journeys Into “Broomcorn Capital of the World” & Home of the Lawn Rangers

“Broomcorn Capital of the World” & Home of the Lawn Rangers

It is now over  three decades since the first release of “On the Road with Charles Kuralt”, which was based on the long time popular series on CBS Television. This posting is part of an occasional series re-visiting places Kuralt visited back then, but seem to have been overlooked and forgotten over time. Arcola, Illinois Read Article

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Sunday, October 16, 2016
Journeys Into Woolly Worms As Weather Forecasters

Woolly Worms As Weather Forecasters

We here so much every February 2 about groundhogs predicting an early or late Spring. We hear virtually nothing about a comparable event that takes place in the Fall. Each October, Banner Elk, North Carolina hosts and event whose  central element is the prediction of the severity of the upcoming winter by worms. Back in Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 16, 201612:02 am