Historical Travel

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Are you looking for a way to add some fun and excitement to your fall?  If so, the Kinston, North Carolina Chamber of Commerce has come up with a great tour filled with history, food and maybe a spooky moment or two!  Jan Parson the Lenoir County Director of Events and Programs shared, “Spend a […]

Half Century offered up some neat tractor variations!

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This year’s Half Century of Progress was impressive as always.  I loved seeing new and different equipment which says a lot for somebody that has been writing about old iron for a lot of years.  At this year’s show I interviewed the fun Justin Click and learned about the Bryan Tractor.  Justin Click, a professional […]

Voorhies Castle, a mansion on the Prairie

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Set literally in the midst of the countryside south of Bement, Illinois is Voorhies Castle.  This strange, yet beautiful building was built by Nels Larson at the turn of the century for his fiance/wife. Nels Larson came to the states from Sweden and rented land from wealthy landowner William Voorhies.  He later bought land and […]

Totality, a summary

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The 2017 Solar Eclipse is going to go down in history as the event of a lifetime for this generation.  Someday, I think everyone will ask, “Where were you when Totality happened?” And I will answer that I was in Columbia, Missouri on a hosted press trip seeing history unfold.  There was nothing quite like […]


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Do you have your solar glasses, your chair, your sunscreen and bug spray and most of all the spot picked out to watch the solar eclipse?  Even if you step out of your office for a few minutes on Monday, take a minute to acknowledge this rare happening when the sun, moon and earth align. […]