The Winchester Mystery House

Winchester Mystery House, Spiritual Hotbed or shades of the DaVinci code? By Sherry Michaels Perry Winchester Mystery House, Photo courtesy of Wikimedia In 1884 construction began on a house in California, and a prevailing mystery began. Sara Winchester, widow, and heir to the massive Winchester rifle fortune moved from New Haven after she lost herContinue reading “The Winchester Mystery House”

Morris Memorial Home for Crippled Children. Milton, West Virginia

Morris Memorial Hospital for Crippled Children Along a winding country road atop a hillside in Cabell County, you will find a large, colonial revival style building. It looks a little worse for wear right now having been abandoned since 2009 when Rose Greene closed the doors of the Morris Memorial Nursing Home. This building startedContinue reading “Morris Memorial Home for Crippled Children. Milton, West Virginia”

Herd Trippin’ Post Three. Hello San Diego

Viejas Arena on the Campus of San Diego State University After a long night driving through the deserts of New Mexico, and an unexpected snowfall in Flagstaff, Arizona, we watched the sun rise going into southern California. We had our GPS set for our cousins’ ranch about thirty minutes outside of San Diego. Our planContinue reading “Herd Trippin’ Post Three. Hello San Diego”

Herd Trippin’ Part 2- Oklahoma and Texas are awesome states to nap through

Oklahoma and Texas are really boring The journey began at 10 p.m. on Friday evening, about six hours after the Marshall Thundering Herd upset the Wichita State Shockers in the first round of the NCAA tournament. I was still in shock when Bub said that he wanted to drive to San Diego to see theContinue reading “Herd Trippin’ Part 2- Oklahoma and Texas are awesome states to nap through”

Herd Trippin’ Day 1. “Who in the hell drives 36 hours to see a basketball game?”

Many people overlook the importance of sport; there are many academic types that see sport as a distraction at the college level. While I am the first to admit that sports aren’t everything, I will argue that pride in your University’s sports teams keeps you connected to your Alma Mater. As a sports fan, IContinue reading “Herd Trippin’ Day 1. “Who in the hell drives 36 hours to see a basketball game?””