Showing posts from October 7, 2012

How I spent last Sunday

Went hiking along the Tuxachanie National Recreation Trail last Sunday with some friends. Beautiful day for it, and I only took 142 pictures! According to the website, The Tuxachanie Trail, near Mississippi's Gulf Coast, is a National Recreation Trail offering a 22-mile hike through southern Mississippi's Desoto National Forest. The first 5 miles follow an old abandoned railroad that once served the sawmill of the Dantzler Lumber Company at Howison. Hikers will encounter a variety of forest vegetation; savannahs and swamps lie between the ridges. Here, pitcher plants and palmettos grow in abundance, as well as the occasional wild orchid. Timbered ridges of longleaf and slash pine add to the scenery. We only went in 2 miles and then came back out along the way we came in. Hence, "only" 142 pictures. those of you that know me well will actually understand that inside joke. Monday found me at Rouse's, as did Wednesday. On Tuesday & today I went to Gaston Poi…