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Abita Mystery House

| February 12, 2013 | 3 Comments
Abita Mystery House

As you should be aware by now, there are many places to experience the vast mysteries of the universe, to stand in awe before the questions that have no answers, to be dang ol’ gobsmacked at how mysteriously mysterious mystery can be. There is the mystery of Confusion Hill in Californy. There is the mysterious […]

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Defying gravity

| November 18, 2011 | 4 Comments
Defying gravity

The queen stayed in the car and continued her knitting. I had to go it alone. The cost for a full-on feeling of confusion in the gravity house is five dollars. Is it worth five dollars? In this world of big box stores and online shopping, places like Confusion Hill need to exist. Yes, it […]

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Don’t be confused

| November 12, 2011 | 2 Comments
Don’t be confused

After driving through a tree we merrily (yes, merrily) headed back to 101 and the Avenue of the Giants. But wait! Could it be? Ohmagawd. A true, honest to goodness roadside attraction – a funkydelicious place where some cornut of a human decided to get all kooky with their bad self and throw a bunch […]

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Going uphill backwards

| July 19, 2011 | 4 Comments
Going uphill backwards

You drive over the crest of one hill, park your car at the bottom of the next hill, put the car in neutral and then the unexplained happens – you travel uphill! Hokey smokes, Bullwinkle! What could be happening in the quaint, little town of Burkittsville, MD? Is it alien activity? Is it a harmonic […]

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Another kind of real Thing

| March 6, 2011 | 0 Comments
Another kind of real Thing

The teasing begins even before you get to Arizona heading west on Interstate 10. You see the first billboard – The Thing, Mystery of the Desert. Then another billboard and another. By the time you get closer to The Thing, in Benson, Arizona, you desperately feel the need to stop. Your very life may depend […]

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