The Natchez Trace Parkway

Winding its way North from Natchez Mississippi to Nashville Tennesse the Natchez Trace Parkway tells the stories of Native Americans and “Kaintuck” boatmen.  The parkway will take you on a journey through 10,000 years of history.   The Natchez Trace Parkway is a unit of the National Park Service. Began in 1938 to commemorate the historic

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Dreamland BBQ – An Alabama Original

In 1958 two legends began growing in Tuscaloosa Alabama.  That year Coach Paul William”Bear” Bryant came to the football program at UA.  The other legend that started that year is Dreamland BBQ. Tuscaloosa was the first stop on our College Roadtrip for the summer.  My son wanted to tour the University of Alabama.  This gave

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My attempt to get to the Roof of Texas, Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Leaving early on a Saturday morning from our homes in South Texas, we headed West on Interstate 10 in the fog that seems to show up every third day or so here.  Our destination in about 9 hours is Guadalupe Mountains National Park.  The park is in and named for the Guadalupe Mountains of West

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