Hattiesburg Mississippi

#TravelThursday continues, and in this edition we visit “The Hub City” of Hattiesburg Mississippi. It got its nickname “The Hub City” because it was a hub – a central point – of several railroad lines at the time (1910s) with a thriving lumber industry. Nowadays it’s known as “The Hub City” because it’s where oldContinue reading “Hattiesburg Mississippi”

Honoring My Fellow Veterans

It’s Veterans Day here in the U.S.A. This week marks the 36TH anniversary that the United States Air Force shipped me off to a foreign country solo for the first time in my life. As an 18½-year-old I flew from Washington Dulles Airport nonstop to London Heathrow Airport. It was an overnight flight from NovemberContinue reading “Honoring My Fellow Veterans”

Mobile Alabama

#TravelThursday continues, and in this edition we visit “The Port City” of Mobile Alabama. I’ve driven through Mobile a bunch of times since the mid-1990s. It’s a very unique drive along I-10 over Mobile Bay, under the Mobile River, and through the downtown area. It can also be a scary drive through the 3,000-foot tunnel,Continue reading “Mobile Alabama”