The Ashtabula Train Disaster

“Are you sure you know where you are going?” Zech asked as I parked at Cedarquist Park along the eastern bank of the Ashtabula River. “I know exactly where we need to go,” I spoke solemnly. “This isn’t the first time I’ve been here.” Though it had been a number of years since I had … Continue reading The Ashtabula Train Disaster

Along the Way: Gene Pitney

There is something about the region northeast of Hartford that amazed me. Despite the hustle and bustle around the city and on the interstates, once away from them, the region maintains a small town feeling. Arriving in Somers, Connecticut the community maintained a feeling of a small town New England. Happy couples pushing strollers or … Continue reading Along the Way: Gene Pitney

The Ghosts of Ole Bull

A recent journey took me northward, into the wilds of north-central Pennsylvania to explore one of my favorite parts of the state. The goal of the day’s journey was the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum and I was joined on this trip by two classmates, Lindsey and Evie. My traveling companions for the day did not realize … Continue reading The Ghosts of Ole Bull

Along the Way: Patsy Cline

I arrived at the Shenandoah Memorial Cemetery, situated south of Winchester, Virginia along the Front Royal Pike, as fog was beginning to settle on the landscape. Stepping out of the vehicle, I opened my notebook and was in the process of reading the information for the grave I sought when a car pulled up next … Continue reading Along the Way: Patsy Cline