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Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Oz Museum
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Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Oz Museum

Appropriately located in a small town in Kansas (Wamego to be exact!) is the Oz Museum. Follow the yellow brick road past movie memorabilia, memories of L. Frank Baum, and more. Full of Oz History The OZ Museum is dedicated to all things Oz, from the very beginning through today – over 100 years of…

The OZ Museum in Wamego, Kansas is dedicated to all things Oz. Follow the yellow brick road past movie memorabilia, memories of L. Frank Baum, the author, and more! See a pair of ruby slippers, Judy Garland's Dorothy dress, and so much more. If you love the Wizard of OZ, you'll love this museum. via @behindeveryday
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Were there ghosts?! Visiting the Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum
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Were there ghosts?! Visiting the Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum

Some say it’s haunted – it’s ranked the second most haunted place in Virginia! – but we did not see any ghosts or spirits when we stopped to see the Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum. Maybe because it was a sunny, summer day. Or maybe there were ghosts and we just didn’t see them……

Were there ghosts?! Visiting the Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum via @behindeveryday
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80 Days? No problem! Dueling Journalists Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland Race Each Other On a Trip Around the World
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80 Days? No problem! Dueling Journalists Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland Race Each Other On a Trip Around the World

So by now you probably know that I like to go all-in when I’m researching a new idea to write about here.  When I read 80 Days to Elsewhere by KC Dyer it reminded me of a podcast I had listened to a year or so ago about two women who were racing around the…

Have you read Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne? Did you know that two female journalists raced each other on a trip around the world just 16 years after the book was published in an attempt to beat Phileas Fogg’s record and each other? Want to know more about this historic record-breaking trip? Let's learn more about these plucky women, Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland, each traveling alone in opposite directions around the world, attempting to be the first one back to New York. via @behindeveryday
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20 Days of Me Series

The 3 latest installments of the series-

Messy Bessy or Neat Nellie?
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Me and My Life

Messy Bessy or Neat Nellie?

It’s time for the next installment of 20 Days of Me!  Today you will discover the truth about me.  Am I a Messy Bessy or a Neat Nellie?  If you know me in real life or if you follow me on Instagram (and especially in my Instagram stories) you probably already know the answer.  …

Messy Bessy or Neat Nellie? via @behindeveryday
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Penny Lover
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Me and My Life

Penny Lover

Day 6 of the 20 Days of Me!   Do you collect anything? I am a bit of a packrat so I am always collecting, even unintentionally.  But I do have a couple purposeful collections.  Of these, squashed pennies are the main one. What is it about these flattened pennies that makes me want them…

Penny Lover via @behindeveryday
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