The Fall has always felt like a hopeful season for me. Even though the weather is getting colder, leaves are changing and winter is just around the corner, there is something about this time of year that feels like there are new possibilities.

Travel Surprises

On Saturday, Jim and I went down to St. Paul to see the new Viking Mississippi River boat as it was preparing for its first trip down the Mississippi. Seeing the preparations brought back memories of the trip we look last spring with my parents – a paddlewheel cruise down the Mississippi from Memphis to New Orleans.