Quick 1-minute video review of one of our favorite local eateries. Elise has a question for YOU at the end. GO!
Mississippi has a wide variety of opportunities for walking and hiking – everything from paved road hikes to hikes with hills galore! Swamps, bayous, marshes, and wetlands are amazing places chock full of fascinating flora and fauna – and Mississippi has its share of wonderful wetlands that are […]
Great trail system just outside Brookhaven, Mississippi. Lots of fun, lovingly maintained – and there’s Popsicles! Totally worth frequent return trips! Here is some video that Elise and Quin shot while we were out there. It gets laugh out loud funny at about 1 minute or 1:15!
Each year, the Coleman company and the Outdoor Foundation publish a report on participation in camping and outdoor recreation by Americans. It is called the Outdoor Participation Study and you can find it online via a Google search. One of the interesting results from the 2016 Outdoor Participation […]
A friend of mine caught these pics of a black bear near Natchez Mississippi. This is super cool, because the black bear (Ursus Americanus) was driven nearly to extinction in Mississippi in the 1970’s. In 1984 Black bear was listed as endangered and critically imperiled in Mississippi. It […]
This weekend the Roaming Parkers and our local Scout Troop participated in the 2017 Pearl River Clean Sweep, in which volunteers went out to various sites in the 490 mile Pearl River Basin all the way from Nanih Waiya (where the Choctaw Nation emerged from the earth many […]
Decisions, decisions! Choices, choices, choices! It seems like in preparing for our Kilimanjaro adventure there are a million decisions and choices, and most of the resources that I’ve found are trying to sell us something. I’m not trying to sell you anything. I can sell you some stuff […]
The very first time I (Elise) ever left the borders of the continental United States was the summer of 1989. I was fifteen years old, a bit headstrong, and I thought I’d be clever and take a trip on my mom’s credit card. Mind you, this was long before […]
UAE news site, The National, recently reported on three new trends affecting the travel industry. These are the sorts of things that I (Pat) couldn’t put my finger right on, but reading them they make perfect sense. Transformational Travel A growing segment doesn’t just want to switch off […]