A Visit to Greenville Cypress Preserve in Mississippi

The Mississippi River Delta ecosystem is an interesting place, teeming with life. While the people of the area have a vibrant culture and rich history, the plants and animals are worth spending time with as well. One of the most unique urban parks we’ve ever visited is the Mississippi Cypress Preserve in Greenville, Mississippi. We drove out […]

Fancy Dress at the Delta Flight Museum, Atlanta

The husband and I were in Atlanta earlier this month without the kids and attended a dinner held in the Delta Flight Museum. Located at Delta Headquarters near Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the museum was redone in recent years and is pretty snazzy as an event space. I didn’t take near as many photos as I would have […]

Blown Away at Monahans Sandhills State Park, Texas

If I were going to sum up West Texas in two words, those words would be “dirt” and “wind.”  In far West Texas, there are several beautiful exceptions, but most of it is a lot of dirt and wind. Not Monahans Sandhills State Park. It is sand and wind. That’s James and I while I […]

Travel Gifts for the Graduate – an Inspiration List

Graduation gifts can be really difficult to buy.  If the gift is for a young person you don’t know all that well, it can be even more difficult.  One great idea is to go with a travel theme.  If travel is something you’ve gained life experience from and you think it’s an invaluable part of […]

Roswell, New Mexico – Quirky or Tourist Trap?

I wanted to like Roswell.  Really. Overall, New Mexico is one of my favorite states.  It has such variety, from the beautiful Sangre de Cristo mountains (pictured) and the rugged Sandias to desolate desert. It also has a lot of quirkiness.  There’s quirky places all over the US, but New Mexico seems to have more per […]