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Haunts & Jaunts: Going to Gettysburg

August 17, 2017 Rick Hinton

   This past weekend was a Boy Scout one. The Ritual is something I’ve participated in for 12 years now. 150 individual fires this weekend sequentially dotted the meadow, casting a curtain of blue fog […]

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Haunts & Jaunts: Heroes

August 3, 2017 Rick Hinton

    Webster’s Dictionary defines the word Hero as “any person admired for courage, nobility, etc.” It also adds the caveat “an illustrious warrior.” There’s so much more that can be said about what a […]

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Haunts & Jaunts: Food, wine & spirits?

July 20, 2017 Rick Hinton

Food, wine & spirits? *Read the first half of Rick Hinton’s Vino Villa column, at this link.   Many look upon on an older home, immediately assuming it is haunted. Wrong! You’ve been watching too […]

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Haunts & Jaunts: Vino Villa

July 13, 2017 Rick Hinton

Vino Villa, Greenwood   I had driven by the home on 200 N. Madison Avenue many times, always on the way to somewhere else. The summer months found large groups of people on the outside […]

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Haunts & Jaunts: The Amityville Horror

June 29, 2017 Rick Hinton

   Some stigmatized houses are more famous than others. Some become a fabric of folklore and speculation. The Amityville House is one such… a story of brick,wood and mortar, and a family experiencing literal hell […]