Lighting up the coast on Tybee Island, Georgia

A little over four hour’s drive north from the east coast of Central Florida, is Tybee Island, Georgia. Tybee Island is home to the beach that Savannah, Georgia residents use. Just across the Intracoastal Waterway, it’s a world apart from Savannah’s crowded, tourist-packed River Street district. The drive over from Savannah takes you past the… Continue reading Lighting up the coast on Tybee Island, Georgia

Road tripping with Mom

Have you ever taken a spur-of-the-moment trip? That’s what I’m doing later this month; traveling with my elderly (89-years old) mother on a journey down memory lane.  We’re going to visit some of the places she lived while growing up in the southeast. No more armchair travel for her! My mother is determined to make… Continue reading Road tripping with Mom

Sweet and bitter times at New Smyrna Sugar Mill Ruins

There’s a little dirt and gravel one-lane path that winds off the asphalt paved surface of Mission Road, southwest of the New Smyrna Beach Post Office. Look for a narrow entrance between cedar and palm trees just west of the intersection of Mission Drive and Old Mission Road. Don’t blink or glance down to check… Continue reading Sweet and bitter times at New Smyrna Sugar Mill Ruins