World's Tallest Abraham Lincoln Statue in Ashmore, Illinois

Silly America on TV!

Catch Silly America on TV! WILL-TV, the public television station in Champaign, IL contacted me about using some photos that I posted last February when I spent the month featuring Abraham Lincoln roadside attractions! The episode of Prairie Fire that they aired on Thursday, March 26, 2009 profiled photographer David Wiegers, who is traveling the … Read more

Flopsy the Jackalope - Silly America's jackalope mascot - in his spot in our road trip car.

Meet Flopsy: our stuffed Jackalope mascot!

Flopsy the Jackalope hopped into my life (and my car) at Wall Drug in South Dakota, and has become my new best travel pal (and my new Silly America stuffed jackalope mascot)! Flopsy is a Jackalope, which is a cross between a jackrabbit and an antelope. This mammal one of the rarest animals in the … Read more