Apparently hunting season marks the beginning of scruffy looking men with scraggly beards, or so it may seem. This is especially true when deer season rolls around, no matter the locale. One might assume it might be a form of camouflage or that it helps retain warmth on a cold drizzly day; often the case in November and December when hunters are traipsing about the … Continue reading Another Type of Tourism . . .
What a welcome site for a weary traveler. Clean restrooms, pleasant and helpful staff; a hot cup of coffee, a map to help find one’s way to their final destination, and a wonderful display of tourism artifacts. I’m speaking of the Meridian, Mississippi Welcome Center on I-59 southbound, and a colorful carousel horse that adorns the lobby area. Not only is the horse beautiful, but … Continue reading I Can Almost Hear the Calliope . . .
I remember, as a child, the sense of adventure I imagined as I sat looking out the window of the Greyhound bus we travelled on. Although the view was a blur at times it would depend on what vantage point I had and what I fixed my sight on. I just knew somewhere beyond the horizon lay something wonderful to see and experience. Today, I … Continue reading Just Beyond the Horizon . . .
Fall means many things to many people. Children often think of Halloween . . . for many it means fall clean up and raking up mounds of colorful fallen leaves . . . Moms pull out winter wardrobes and determine who needs a new winter coat, and so on. Though, a sure sign of fall is football! Football is tourism at its best since cities … Continue reading There’s a Nip in the Air . . .