Author: Renee King

"How y'all doing?" While I live in the city that traditionally epitomizes "Southern Hospitality", it's a phrase that is slowly but surely falling out of favor. Despite all of the challenges this region has dealt with, there was always a silent edict that no one was a stranger and most lived by it. When I arrived in the city of Blairsville...

There is a  rumor that a graphic novel prequel is finally in the works for the quarter of century old film, Labyrinth.  Furthermore, it is expected to be released in theaters near you later this year.   So, I thought it was apropos to post this as my weekly photo offering. Hoggle is "a grumpy and obstinate dwarf " who initially refuses to help a...

Without a doubt, the expansion of the western states would have slowed to a crawl without the assistance of the railway system plowing its way through the plains. Today, most of those trails are fleeting memories, but some still live on in the form of the Verde Canyon Railroad. There have only been a few times in my life that I've...

Have you ever looked at someone who seemed to be living a charmed life?  It appears that everything this person touches is pre-ordained to turn into gold and from outside appearances such luck seems to be unwarranted. On the other hand, there's another person who never seems to catch a break.  After attempting several ventures it soon becomes apparent that if...

Themes.  I love the idea of indulging in whatever a particular region is best known for.  When I was offered the opportunity to be the guest of the Best Western Plus' The Lodge at Jackson Hole, images of a dense forest, roaming deer and pristine lakes flowing over jagged rocks popped into my head. I was certainly getting used to the idea...