travel

Chattanooga

Take Time for Tennessee

I have come to love Tennessee with its mountains and rivers, valleys and glens, and the voice of its people that sounds like a…

Memphis

Make Time for Memphis

When I visited Memphis a few years ago, I stayed at the Peabody Hotel and saw their famous ducks march into the grand lobby…

Fredericksburg

Falling For Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg sits in the land of grapes and peaches, bluebonnets and rivers. In the land of Longhorns and German food, that sits just five…

Ozark

Head for the Hills

At 47,000 square miles, the Ozark Mountains are the most extensive highlands region between the Appalachians and the Rockies and, with the Ouachitas, make…

PetiteJean

Simply the Best, Petit Jean State Park

The quiet things in life are often the most underrated, overlooked simply because they are quiet. In our hyper-stimulated, uber-connected world, we’ve lost something…

Mobile

Mobile My Oh My!

I stayed at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel, a lovely hotel that looks out over the water. As I walked down Water Street,…

Wine

Arkansas’ Great Grapes

Imagine a day trip or weekend in wine country where unique wineries offer sweeping vistas as you enjoy tasting the local fare joined by…

Georgia

Georgia on My Mind

Ingrained in the minds of most as the home of the iconic Masters® Tournament, Augusta, Georgia’s rich history runs much deeper than the manicured…