road stories

Branson Landing’s water and light show

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I arrived in Branson a day before the North American Travel Journalist Association (NATJA) conference was to begin.  I live six hours north and either I could arrive a day ahead with my friend that I was traveling with, or we could leave at as another friend says, “O dark hundred”. We wisely chose to […]

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A Tour of the Mississippi Capitol

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Jane Elliott spied the beautiful Mississippi state capitol when we were traveling south on our trek to Florida.  It was President’s day and downtown Jackson was quiet.  “Let’s take a look,” Jane said and so Keith and I and Jane and Kent Elliott and their daughter Beth. Much to our delight, they let us park […]

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Angel of the visor

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Some of us have a charm for luck while others put faith in higher powers to protect us from harm.  That was true of my friend who bought her daughter a Visor Angel to watch over her while living in a city hundreds of miles from the small town where she grew up.  My friend […]

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