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Month: June 2017

Why Reinhold Messner climbs mountains

There is this guy, Reinhold Messner, who climbs mountains without supplementary oxygen despite intense danger and loss (he lost his toes and his brother climbing).  Why does he do it? Advertisements

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Purple Parrot in Hattiesburg

The Roaming Parkers are foodies, and we recently had an outstanding food adventure in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Oysters Rockefeller was invented in the late 1800’s in the now-famous New Orleans restaurant, Antoine’s.  The inventor apparently took his recipe to the grave with him, so any modern rendition of the […]

Paddling Black Creek

Last week, Boy Scout Troop No. 124 of McComb embarked upon a five-day, 50-mile canoe-packing trek along Black Creek from the bridge at Dantzler Camp to the Highway 26 bridge outside Wiggins through the Black Creek Wilderness. Black Creek is named from the tannin-stained water and is described […]