After the War of 1812, the United States started a program to strengthen its seacoast defenses, and in 1818 Benjamin Hopkins was contracted to build a large masonry fort on Mobile Point. Less than a year later Mr. Hopkins died...
The morning found me sleep deprived, but I was getting use to it. The anticipation and excitement of the days adventure, and the sheer beauty of every mile is what got me out of bed each morning. I didn't know what the day would hold, but I knew we would be crossing back into Italy.
Backtrax tag line is, "Traveling Across America," but when an opportunity presents itself to spend 10 days hiking the Swiss and Italian Alps, you have a decision to make. I decided to go back to Europe. In June, we had a new member join our hiking group, her name is Catherine. She spoke of an upcoming...Read more
Traditions. I don't have many anymore. My lifestyle is not conducive to keeping them, but one that was started last year will be continued for as long as I am alive or as long as they want to continue. I have named it, "Family time after the holidays are over." I gather my flock...Read more