Mississippi

The Mighty Mississippi

 Story and Photos by G.I. and Jo Wilson Our brief ride from the New Orleans motel to the docks on the Mississippi River is filled with anticipation. We are fulfilling a lifelong dream to be on the Mississippi. Stepping out of the van, we are in awe at the size and beauty of the new …

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Road Trip Fuel, Chef Style!

Bar at Ceiba Gallaghers Travel Tips My friend Simone represents some of the greatest chefs and restaurants I’ve had the pleasure of dining at over the years. Here she polled some of these outstanding chefs on their ideas for snacks on summer roadtrips. As we have our own road trip coming up in August, I’m …

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Cedar Grove Mansion Inn Offers History and Hospitality

 Cedar Grove Mansion Inn & Restaurant, Vicksburg,Mississippi.    Story and Photos by Bob Ruegsegger-      High above the mighty Mississippi River on a prominent bluff in Vicksburg, Mississippi, John Alexander Klein built Cedar Grove as a wedding gift for his bride Elizabeth Bartley Day. For a century and a half, the stately mansion, its outbuildings, and gardens …

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Alice Moseley’s Art Draws Folks to the Coast

By Kathie Farnell Bay St. Louis, a charming little town on the storm-wracked Mississippi Gulf Coast, is becoming an arts destination for travelers seeking a respite from the casino-glitz ambiance of Biloxi. Four years after Hurricane Katrina, the town’s shops, galleries and cafes are open for business. The ornate 1928 train depot (which had a …

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