Some moments in history take our breath away. Fifty years ago, America’s moon landing millions had millions of Americans holding their breath. The Saturn 5 rocket took off from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center on July 16. Inside the rocket were three men. Two of the men, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, would make history as … Continue reading Southern Places: Huntsville Alabama’s U.S. Space and Rocket Center remembers the 50th anniversary of the moon landing
Steve is an Air Force veteran so when we visited the Macon area last fall, we had to go to the Museum of Aviation. Steve tied together some of the stories in this blog post. ---Kim The Musuem of Aviation Deep in the heart of Georgia, there is a historic military installation that houses aircraft … Continue reading Southern Places: Explore aviation history in Warner Robins, Georgia
South Pittsburg, Tennessee has the charm of a 1950s town with the modern-day convenience of good WIFI and a nice Italian restaurant on the corner. The town also has a history museum where you can talk to the locals on Saturday morning. If you are lucky, you will get to talk to Bob Sherrill. He’s … Continue reading A shootout, a famous actress and a Cornbread Festival–Exploring South Pittsburg, Tenn.
My five-year-old son could hardly contain his excitement as he heard the train whistle blow. In just a few minutes we would be boarding that train and headed to the "North Pole" to see Santa. That was 13 years ago but the memory of that cold evening remains in my heart and mind. We are … Continue reading The North Pole? I’ve been there