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Rub Abraham Lincoln’s Nose in Springfield Illinois
Rub Abraham Lincoln’s Nose in Springfield Illinois

Rub Abraham Lincoln’s Nose in Springfield Illinois

Abraham Lincoln is buried in the state capitol of Springfield, Illinois at the Oak Ridge Cemetery. Because of Lincoln’s tomb here, it is the second most visited cemetery in the United States, just behind Arlington. I was born and raised…

Ship Island Mississippi – history, beaches, national park status
Ship Island Mississippi – history, beaches, national park status

Ship Island Mississippi – history, beaches, national park status

Gulf Islands National Seashore encompasses a number of barrier islands that protect the coastline along Florida and Mississippi from the furies of the Gulf of Mexico. My visit was to West Ship Island off of the coast of Gulfport, MS. There’s…

Little Rock Restaurant Celebrates Original Southern Culture
Little Rock Restaurant Celebrates Original Southern Culture

Little Rock Restaurant Celebrates Original Southern Culture

South on Main is a fun and unusual southern restaurant in Little Rock Arkansas‘ SoMa neighborhood. It’s one of those old neighborhoods that experiences new life in many cities thanks to the arts and some hard-working entrepreneurs and independent restaurants.…