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The Roaming Parkers are all about Travel, Outdoor Adventure, Conservation, and Food. Come along with us on this journey!

Every step a miracle

Dr. Burrows was leading a nature hike a while back and started out by telling the group, “Every step we take through this forest is a miracle from God.  Each little plant you step on, each bug you swat, could contain the cure for cancer if only we […]

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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 […]

Canoeing IC Lake

This was a windy day at the end of April when we were canoeing at IC Lake – a private lake in McComb Mississippi that was formerly owned by Illinois Central Railroad.  The Boy Scouts among us were working on the Canoeing Merit Badge and Cady heard that […]