Month: July 2020

Daughter Nature

Blog Entry date, July something, 2020 – year of the Quarantine… A little more than two years ago Pat and I had one of those marriage “AH HA!” moments, a turning point that would change every aspect of our happy… Read More ›

Paddling Lake Tangipahoa

Recently I re-read Ernest Herndon’s classic 2001 travelogue/guidebook, Canoeing Mississippi, and it has reignited my interest in paddling.  In his book, Herndon discusses the ins and outs, the pros and cons, of every navigable waterway in the state, complete with… Read More ›


Mississippi and adjoining Louisiana are not often thought of as a hiker’s paradise, mostly because of the ungodly heat, humidity, reptiles, and insects. It turns out that those are relatively minor obstacles and if you can get past those, there… Read More ›