retirement trip of a lifetime..............still heading for New Orleans October 3rd 2011 Day 2 of our trip down to Louisiana and no music today - but lots of history.
Driving through more farming country we saw lots of mainly uninhabited sharecroppers’ shacks. Sharecroppers were really only one step up from slavery and life was tough. Mechanisation eventually took the place of manual labour and I guess people migrated to the cities to find work.
We also saw some places where orig ... read more
North America » United States » Mississippi » Natchez Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
I live in the UK but have lived in Australia too - married with 3 grown up children, retired teacher now on staff team at big church where I work mainly with students, mentoring and discipling but also part of the prayer and prophetic team. My husband is a very newly retired policeman and we are just gearing up for a retirement trip to the US Deep South where we intend to explore the roots of all the music we've loved so much all our lives..................hope to blog for the first time as we plan and set off on this trip.... full info