Virtual Tour of Normal, Kentucky~ A Camper and Criminals Cozy Mystery Series

 

Welcome to Normal, Kentucky~ where NOTHING is normal!

Hi, there. Let me be the first to welcome you to Normal, Kentucky. I’m Mayor Courtney Mackenzie.

I’ve been Mayor for three years. Since I’ve taken office, we’ve seen an increase in tourists to the Daniel Boone National Park, which is where Normal is located. I’ve also had the honor in being in the Battle at Wildcat reenactment that’s put on by the Park Historical Society.

I know your visiting during Christmas, but you should really come back in the spring and watch the reenactment, I’ll guarantee you’re going to love it.

Right now, I’d love to tell you a few places to visit while you’re here.

As you can see, our downtown buildings are all old homes that have been rehabbed into quaint shops. Normal was originally a coal town where pioneers would travel to different areas of the state, build a downtown and live there until the mines ran out.

Fortunately for us, Normal has survived, making visiting Normal a very desirable area.

Here is a list of a few of our locally owned shops:

The Cookie Crumble Bakery owned by Christine & Mallory Watson
Deter’s Feed-N-Seed owned by
Grassel’s Gas Station owned by Joel Grassel
Tough Nickel Thrift & General Store owned by Buck
The Laundry Club owned by Betts Hater
The Trails Coffee Shop owned by Gert Hobson
Happy Trails Campground owned by Mae West
Jazzercise Classes owned by Queenie
Normal Library with Librarian Abby Fawn
Normal IGA local grocery store
Normal Baptist Church, doors always open, service at 11 a.m. on Sunday
A Step In Time Consignment Store
Milkery Dairy Farm owned by Dawn Gentry and Mary Elizabeth

Where would y’all like to go first?

Almost Bed Time At The Cocoon Inn

Good evening. Remember I’m Camey. I was just in here starting a night time fire for you and leaving a little bedtime snack. coccon inn
It’s awfully cold out there and from what I hear, you’ve had a big day exploring.
Why don’t you put your feet up, relax and enjoy the goodies.
You deserve a good sleep.
But first, I’ll join you for a little decaf. Shhh…don’t tell Roxy Bloom I gave you decaf. It’s just good to have to warm the bone and chit chat over. 
Did you have a good time today?
What was your favorite part?

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DOWNTOWN HONEY SPRINGS

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I dee-clare. . . who is crowdin’ me while I get these mums in the ground. I swear y’all are tryin’ to ruin my job as president of the Beautification Committee.
Oh, Dear. I’m sorry. I am missss-taken. I though you was someone else. Let me introduce myself. I’m Low-retta Bebe. Oh, these old pearls. Mmm. . .a good southern gal never leaves the house without her pearls or lipstick.

 

Honey, you could stand to use a swipe. But that’s none of my business.
I’m just here minding my own business. You know more than hair is being twisted down a the Honey Comb, cause I heard you’ve been all over Honey Springs and that you ate a little too much of Jean Hill’s Fall Mix, is that right?
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Hmm..you look like you could stand to gain a couple. Anyways, I’ve got to get these mums planted before the big festival. I heard that Roxy Bloom rented a brides costume to dress up in. You know what, I’ll tell you but I’d never tell her crazy Great Aunt Maxine Bloom. She’s all sort of crazy if you know what I mean. Roxy is going to scare Patrick Cane off if she don’t drag him to the alter soon. She claims she’s not ready to tie the knot. . .but if you ask me, there’s more eligible woman than Roxy Bloom around her.
Don’t get me wrong. She was good stock when she was a lawyer. But she turned them brains into beans. Coffee beans.
Well, anyways. You better get along. You can enjoy yourself here at the gazebo and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage. We just love how nature paints itself all over our little cozy town.
Remember, you didn’t hear about gazeboRoxy’s costume from me.
Or do you like to gossip? Because I’m just digging up some ground and I’ve got time to listen.
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Welcome To The Bee Farm

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Welcome to the Bee Farm! I’m Kayla Noro. Me and my husband, Andrew, have been here a long time. We don’t have no youngins’ between us. These bees are our babies.

I hope y’all had a great ferry ride over and Big Bib wasn’t too much of a grump. He can be that way sometimes.

Anyways, as you know, we are a little island off the main land of Honey Springs. We are a working. . .um. . .I’m sorry, I get a bit misty eyed when talking about the place.

You see, I love this farm. I love all the bees. And as you walk around and take a tour, you’ll notice a few of our bee houses are vacant. The upkeep of a house costs up to $400 each and sometimes these winter months do a number on them, though we do all we can to survive.

I hate to bring it up, but if you like what you see, we are actually taking donations to help fund the Bee Farm.

There’s a jar inside of the gift shop next to the register. You know Christmas is coming, so if want to gift someone a jar of honey, we are doing free shipping. So buy several jars.

 

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If you see Andrew out there, he’s probably fiddlin’ with some bees. Stop by and say hello. He loves to answer questions.

What is something you love to eat with honey in it?

 

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Takin’ The Ferry

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Come on now. I don’t have all day. I’ve got-a fishin’ line to throw in.
Ma’am, I’m sorry. It’s gettin’ late and I sometimes get a little ornery by the end of the day. I understand you’re visitin’ and all. I’m Big Bib.
I own this here marina and as you can see we’re tryin’ to get all the boats winterized for the boatin’ folks. Just pull your car on up, but don’t drive off the front. I’ll have you over to the Bee Farm in no time.
What’s that? Sorry the engine is a little rumbly. It used to purr like a kitten.
The Bee Farm leaving? Well, I did hear some rumblin’ about it. But you know I don’t tell no tales unless it involves me. Though, I do know that Roxy Bloom has been drivin’ herself nuts about somethin’ goin’ on around here. There was a couple of out of town highfalutin’ fellars with some suits on that rode the ferry over earlier.
But like I said, I keep to myself.
Enjoy the ride.
Have y’all ever ridin’ on a car ferry before? We got them all over Kentucky.
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