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Meeting The Muppets In Atlanta

When I was a child, Kermit The Frog was my hero.  Watching Jim Henson's most popular creation hosting The Muppet Show probably inspired me to become a host, ent...

13 Fun Animal Experiences On The Road

One of the things I never really considered when I started Bill On The Road was how many animals I'd get to encounter during my stops in cities across the count...

On The Road With WICKED

Big trucks, gobs of wire and more crates than you can count.  It's organized chaos at the Fox Theater in Saint Louis as the hit musical WICKED rolls into town f...

Two Great Families One Small Town.

Cambridge, Ohio is no different than any other small town around the country.  And in every small town - people know people. During my recent visit to southe...

What On Earth Is Duckpin Bowling?

First of all, no ducks were harmed during the writing of this story. Turns out duckpin bowling has literally nothing do with ducks at all.  It's a bit bizarr...

My Adventures On The Gorge

As a child I had absolutely zero interest in going to camp.  I'd hear about classmates heading off to remote places for weeks at a time or neighbor kids who wou...

In Awe Of Veterans In Canton, Ohio

Tucked away in the back of an industrial complex in northern Canton, Ohio is the MAPS Air Museum.  It's a mixture of retired, rebuilt and refurbished aircraft -...