Corning

Local Fare ~ CMOG ~ Corning, NY

This will be the first in a series of  posts on local travel locations.  Often, because I have lived here so long, I have overlooked the obvious.  Many of these sites I visited regularly when I was a kid and they have all stood the test of time for a reason.  My hope is to share these fascinating places in a new light.  I am kicking the series off with

Steamtown ~ Land of American Iron

Steamtown ~ Land of American Iron

As a young man from a low-income family I learned from an early age that if you break it, and can’t fix it, you go without. I guess this is where I get my smarts from.   I was never afraid to take things apart and see how they work, repair, change them, etc.  My girlfriend even purchased me a  shirt that says, “I void warranties”.  I don’t know about that. I will admit, I have never run across much that I cannot fix if it ain’t broken.  Anyway, what am I getting at here?  Well all of this leads me to my love of machines and my trip to Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, Pennsylvania.  Steamtown is a Technology Museum and a History Museum combined into

Guitars, Cadillacs, Hillbilly Music ~ The Antique Automobile Club of America

Guitars, Cadillacs, Hillbilly Music ~ The Antique Automobile Club of America

As some of you know, I am the guitarist for the band Wendy Owens and Renegade.  We are a fairly successful band with 12 song CD out and have shared the stage with Big & Rich, Lee Brice, Trace Adkins, and Dierks Bentley.  This year we put away roughly 57+ shows all over New York and Pennsylvania.  One particular venue we play a 4 night stand is called “The Winner Circle Saloon” in Hershey, PA.  When we are