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Riding the Ducks again!

Five pictures in this post.   Our wonderful friends Tim and Connie surprised us with a visit last weekend. It was truly lovely to catch up with them again. Friday night was the Gaither Vocal Band concert up in Springfield. We had purchased some spare tickets so were so excited that they were able to join us. It was an EXCELLENT concert! Tim and Connie had always wanted to go to one but this was their... read more


This is the second season for Moses here in Branson at the Sight and Sound Theatre. We had tried to get in once last year but it was full. One day a couple weeks ago we decided to go to a matinee performance. It was superb! Well worth seeing if you haven’t already.... read more

Parrot Mountain, Pigeon Forge, TN

Five pictures in this post We kept our Tennessee vacation pretty low budget, not spending much on many of the ‘money grabbing’ activities that are available in a tourist town. Yes, we ate out more than normal but also did a lot of cooking too. As soon as we arrived in Pigeon Forge, the kids picked up some of the tourist leaflets. Apart from the attractions that I have already mentioned in... read more

The Island Fountains, Pigeon Forge, TN

Having watched the fountains many times at The Landing in Branson plus experienced many of the ones in Las Vegas, we could not not go to the ones in Pigeon Forge at The Island. EVERYONE needs to see them if in the vicinity! Why? Even if you are vacationing on a low budget you can afford to see these and the others I have mentioned as they are FREE! We went down Thursday evening at dusk. The fountains here... read more

Cade’s Cove, Smoky Mountains. TN

4 photos in this post  Although nearly always hazy, the Smoky Mountains were ‘calling’ us on Tuesday so off we headed. (Once there you don’t see the haze.) Before we even reached Cade’s Cove we stopped to walk to Laurel Falls. An uphill, paved climb it was definitely worth it. Of course once at the Falls the challenge was to climb down to the bottom safely: Cade’s Cove is an... read more

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