Texas becomes the 47th state we’ve visited on our epic adventure. We rolled into the state on the 18th of March and headed straight to Houston to visit family. Jeff’s sister and her family have lived here for several years, and it was great to see them. We paid a visit to the Houston Museum […]

Welcome to Louisiana We learned an interesting fact about Louisiana: the state has the highest alligator population in the United States – nearly 2 million alligators in the wild, and thousands more on alligator farms. In Cameron Parish, Louisiana, alligators outnumber people 10 to 1! The name alligator comes from the Spanish explorers who called […]

Sitting along the shores of Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, Biloxi features sandy beaches and calm waters. Biloxi also features the home and Presidential Library of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy during the Civil War. Known as Beauvoir, this final home for Jefferson Davis was nearly demolished by Hurricane Katrina. The house itself was under 30 […]