Birmingham Adventures Part 2: Birmingham Civil Rights Museum and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

I headed east into Birmingham proper from the vintage motorsports museum to the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument.  Not just one statue or building, this monument encompasses about four downtown Birmingham city blocks.  Multiple landmarks associated with the American Civil Rights movement are located within this area, including the A.G. Gaston Motel which served as... Continue Reading →

Food and visiting on the Blue

There’s nothing like being back at my parents’ house on Bayou Blue.  It’s a place where eating and visiting has been refined to an art form!  There’s not much story-telling, outside of these photos, to be done about my visit.  I ate and visited for several days, and I left with my heart and belly... Continue Reading →

Houston- Home of Family and NASA

I jumped on I-10, after breakfast with Tanya in San Antonio, and sat back for the easy 200ish mile ride to Houston to visit a couple of family members I hadn’t seen in several years.  First up was an overnight stop at my nephew Philip’s place.  He and his girlfriend, Andrea, have a beautiful home... Continue Reading →

San Antonio!

I scanned the hotel breakfast spread in Fort Stockton, TX and knew I was getting close to familiar territory.  There, amongst the breakfast burrito fixins on the “Continental Breakfast” spread was a Louisiana staple- Community Coffee!  Oh, how it’s the little things in life that can bring a smile to your face 😊 I would’ve... Continue Reading →

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