HIKE THE LONGLEAF TRACE

Beginning in Hattiesburg Mississippi it is one of the countries longest hiking and biking trails. Originating in downtown Hattiesburg it runs past the beautiful campus of the University of Southern Mississippi and on for almost 45 well maintained miles. The Longleaf Trace was completed as a Rails-to-Trails conservancy project in 2000, making use of aContinue reading “HIKE THE LONGLEAF TRACE”

Driving Through Mississippi In The Spring

A Short Story Mississippi Odyssey Driving across Mississippi this week I realized that one of the most amazing attractions of the trip was the sides of the highways. In places, the roadsides were literally carpeted in swaths of bright orange-yellow flowers mixed in with deep purple along with patches of bright reds, whites and paleContinue reading “Driving Through Mississippi In The Spring”

Camp Shelby Mississippi And A Museum

Just outside of Hattiesburg is a Mississippi National Guard training base called Camp Shelby. It is a large base with a really remarkable museum. The Mississippi Armed Forces Museum honors the servicemen and women of all branches with exhibits that often tell the personal stories of Mississippians who served their country. It features great displaysContinue reading “Camp Shelby Mississippi And A Museum”