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Lum & Abner Jot’em Down Store and Museum

From the early 1930s to the mid-1950s, Lum & Abner were a comedy duo that rival Laurel and Hardy in popularity. The characters were played by Chester Lauck (Lum) and Norris Goff (Abner), natives of Mena, Arkansas. They started their … Continue reading

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Southern Colorado “Attractions”

We stayed a night in Fort Garland and then drove south to Antonito to ride the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad (next post). Along the way, we made (very) brief stops to see roadside attractions. Manassa, Colorado—Birthplace of Jack Dempsey … Continue reading

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Down from the Mountaintop

The Piz Gloria has the 007 logo painted all over the outside. The inside is decorated in James Bond. There’s a small museum called Bond World 007 that consists of photos, tidbits of information about On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, … Continue reading

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Piz Gloria

When we arrived in Mürren, we didn’t have a plan apart from eating fondue. But while we were wandering the streets on Friday afternoon, we happened upon the station where we could take a cable car to the top of … Continue reading

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OZ Museum

Every time we’ve driven across Kansas, we’ve seen billboards advertising this museum. We felt compelled to stop and see it. There wasn’t much else of interest in the little town of Wamego, and the museum stood out on the main … Continue reading

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