My 2016 Outdoor Halloween Display

In honor of my trip to Salem Massachusetts, I decided to do a witch trial theme for my outdoor Halloween display this year. Under different conditions, I would gladly have decorated my yard in a far more grandiose manner. But my home doubles as my office, so I had to exercise some measure of restraint. My Corpsing Technique This was the Read More …

The Salem Trip and Circumnavigating the Great Lakes

I just returned late last night from my trip to Salem, Massachusetts, the site of the famous witch trials of 1692-1693. Although I’ve driven greater distances to get to Jasper, those trips usually lasted 9 days and included 5 days of rest and relaxation in a comfortable hotel. Salem, on the other hand, was my most ambitious trip yet. I traveled over Read More …