From gumbo to tacos, with excellent parks in between

After riding out severe weather in western Mississippi, we were keen to get out of there and make our way to the Fort Worth, TX area as soon as possible. So we packed up the dogs, crossed the Big Muddy, and took a northwesterly route through Louisiana, the 10th state of our trip. Our firstContinue reading “From gumbo to tacos, with excellent parks in between”

A dark and stormy night in Mississippi

Way back in 7th grade, around Halloween, my English class was assigned to write a story beginning with the words “It was a dark and stormy night”. Most kids used it to preface scary or gory tales worthy of Halloween (you know, as the assignment intended), but I decided to use the dark and stormyContinue reading “A dark and stormy night in Mississippi”