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Blogging A to Z Challenge – The Complete List for 2017 – #atozchallenge

Blogging A to Z Challenge – The Complete List for 2017 – #atozchallenge

During the month of April I participated with nearly 2000 other bloggers worldwide in the “Blogging from A to Z Challenge” which is now in its 7th year. This was my second year to participate and this year’s theme for…

B is for Back Roads – #atozchallenge

B is for Back Roads – #atozchallenge

What is April A to Z? Every April, bloggers from all over the world participate in the April A to Z blog challenge, and you can too. It’s a lot of fun and it’s a great way to meet other…

The 2016 A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal #atozchallenge

The 2016 A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal #atozchallenge

Participating in the 2016 A to Z Challenge! Beginning this year, I will participate in the exciting Blogging from A to Z Challenge which has been going on since 2010.  The challenge has each blogger select a theme and then…

Missing the Open Highways: A Look Back at Some Back Roads of America

Missing the Open Highways: A Look Back at Some Back Roads of America

It is nearing the end of June 2015.  About a year ago at this time I was rolling down US Highway 61, better known as the Blues Highway, in Mississippi.  I was on my way to Galveston for a family…

Life Gets Busy – Blog Suffers

Life Gets Busy – Blog Suffers

To all of you who faithfully follow my Travel Blog, I don’t want you to think I have quit writing. I am in the midst of an extremely busy work season (I work in high school sports web management and…

The Two Towers of Paris – Tennessee and Texas

The Two Towers of Paris – Tennessee and Texas

This is a tale of Two Towers – both in a place named Paris, but one is in Tennessee and the other in Texas. The map below shows that they are about 8 hours away from each other. There are…

New Book on Texas Travel: Tui Snider – Unexpected Texas

New Book on Texas Travel: Tui Snider – Unexpected Texas

Throughout my time as a travel blogger I have had the opportunity to correspond and exchange notes with many other travel bloggers who are also find of the offbeat and quirky. One of those with whom I have worked with…

A New Photo Gallery: Sumoflam’s Weird and Wonderful America
A New Photo Gallery: Sumoflam’s Weird and Wonderful America

A New Photo Gallery: Sumoflam’s Weird and Wonderful America

Recently I was assigned by a client to look into the creation of a SmugMug website. I had to do some testing on it, but in the process I created my own SmugMug site. This site has hundreds of photographs…