Day 217: Selma St, Mobile, AL Cloudy and cool. So now we are in Mobile at our friend Katherine’s house. Katherine took us to the Flora-Bama bar on the state line. On the way we stopped at Montrose. Here is a round hut built by a man with tuberculosis who, given a year to live,... Continue Reading →
A Texas Kolache is a breakfast food made with a sweet bread stuffed with various breakfast items. We found most stuffed with some type of sausage. Here is our homemade version. We used Poppin Fresh Croissant dough purchased in the dairy section, found locally made smoked creole sausage, and added some sharp cheese. We pre-cooked... Continue Reading →
Day 216: Gulf Coast Gator Ranch , Moss Point, MS Raining. We checked out the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum in Biloxi. I guessed what impression I was most left is the great number of hurricanes the Mississippi coast has endured! Firstly the museum presented a long time line about the history of Biloxi. Most... Continue Reading →
Buttercup: "But Westley, what about the R.O.U.S.'s?" Westley: "Rodents of unusual size? I don't think they exist."
Day 215: Laurel Walmart, MS Sunny and mild. We found diesel fuel at the lowest price of our entire trip this morning in Gulfport: $2.29. Strange, everybody else was higher. Highway 90 on the Gulf Coast runs predominately right along the water, with homes and businesses on the opposite side of the road. The west... Continue Reading →
Day 214: Laurel Walmart, MS Raining. Lee’s Coffee and Tea is the perfect place to spend a rainy day and work on your income taxes. They have screaming fast WiFi, make great breakfasts and lunches, and have an upstairs balcony where you can plug in your computer and have privacy. We were there all day... Continue Reading →
Day 213: Buccaneer State Park, MS Sunny and warm. Today was soooo delightful. We drove along the Mississippi Gulf Coast in sunshine. In Pass Christian we had coffee overlooking the water. Then we had redfish and oysters in Gulfport overlooking the water. In 2006 I helped chaperone a Saline Fiddlers (high school performing group) trip... Continue Reading →
Day 212: Cracker Barrel, Slidell, LA Cloudy and cool. We moved 15 miles east to Mississippi, then spent an hour at the Visitor Center mulling over if we should go back to Louisiana and drive the long drive along the Mississippi River into the Gulf. Mississippi won over and we are at Buccaneer State Park... Continue Reading →