Dunns Falls

Dunns Falls

Dunn’s Falls – From a Teenager’s Viewpoint:   Dunns Falls is a 65-foot man-made waterfall that was built along with a grist mill back from the 1850’s. The falls provided a source of power for the water wheel. There is an 1857 grist mill that you can look around...
Medieval Times

Medieval Times

We recently had the opportunity to go to the Medieval Times Tournament in Atlanta, GA.  Brian and I had been before but the kids had never experienced it.  I think it was so much more entertaining with the kids.  By the end of the night, we were hoarse from screaming...
6th Street Austin

6th Street Austin

Over the years I’ve had heard a lot about Austin, Texas but had never had a chance to visit until recently. Sitting between Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, Austin has been kind of an in-between city that has had to work hard over the last 60 years to compete with...
Why We Travel

Why We Travel

While we’ve always supported schooling, Mark Twain’s* quote echoes LOUDLY: “Never Let Schooling Interfere With Your Education” Both of us were raised in rural areas in the Deep South and our classroom extended from the mosquito-infested woods to the open highways....
Gus’ Pretzels

Gus’ Pretzels

Gus’ Pretzels is famous for their handmade pretzels and dipping sauces.  There’s a glass window inside the shop so customers can see the process of making pretzels and sauces.  The kids loved watching the employees make THEIR pretzels.  The prices are decent, and the...