A Dixie Lady Deer Hunter

Friday, May 17, 2019

American Queen For The Day!

The Grand American Queen back in town today!

Standing at the back of the Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi Valley Museum to take this picture.  

Picture of our "New" Farmers Market with a walkway and stage.  You can see an American Queen stops signs that are placed all around town for tourist to visit historical sights of interest. 

The American Queen at our waterfront for a full day of sightseeing for her passengers and will be leaving at 5:00 p.m. The American Queen buses take passengers around our historic town to tour the sites or they walk the hills of Vicksburg.  You can also see a mound of sand that has been placed at the Old Depot Museum with the anticipating rise of the MS River again.

River Level: 49.38 feet - Change:  +0.07 foot:  Flood Stage: 43 feet

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Riverboats America & American Duchess Moored All Day!

Today, riverboats "America" and "American Duchess" were moored all day while their passengers toured our historic civil war town of Vicksburg, Mississippi.  To the right is the Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center.  You can also tour the towboat M/V Mississippi IV that is landlocked on site.

I took a picture of the children playing at Catfish Row Children's Art Park splash fountain on a sunny day that was in the mid-'80s.  A great way for the kiddies to cool off and have some fun in the sun.

Another angle from Catfish Row.  

Riverboats left the waterfront at 5:00 p.m. with "America" heading northbound and "American Duchess" southbound.

Vicksburg:  The Key To The South!

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

My Mother's Day 2019

Mother's Day was such an enjoyable day for me with cards, flowers, phone calls and a visit from two of my daughters, Theresa and Debra. 

My beautiful flowers to enjoy!

A surprise visit from my Granddaughter Victoria, Grandson-in-law Jamie, and Great Grandson, Ian who brought me a handmade donut bouquet and a pink balloon! 

Debra Ann, myself and Theresa (Teri)

Daughters, Kathy had to work and of course, Suzi and family are in Virginia and looking forward to seeing them next month

Great Grandson Ian sitting on the floor with Debra Ann, myself, Granddaughter Victoria and Theresa (Teri).  

My eatable flower donut bouquet!

Grandson-in-law Jamie and my Great Grandson Ian.  

I'm truly blessed, loved and thankful for my four daughters who have given me 6 Granddaughters, 3 Grandsons, and 4 Great Grandsons. 

My Mother, Evelyn Anne (Mug) Mason Love born on February 11, 1921, and died on March 17, 1979.  Love and miss you so much, Mom.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Attala County, MS Turkey Hunt On The Big Black River

The first deer camp I hunted was Jasper Bottom on the Big Black River in Claiborne County, Mississippi back in 1986.  I have seen and killed deer but had no luck turkey hunting.  While turkey hunting out of a deer stand, I did call two turkeys out of the woods into an opened field at 60 yards but could not get them to come any closer.  Of course, I would see the most turkeys while deer hunting in our great wild and wonderful Mississippi outdoors.  My congrats to the hunters!

Thursday, May 09, 2019

Our Kids In The Great Outdoors!

Looks like this little guy is hooked for life in our great wild and wonderful outdoors.  What a precious picture!  His parents are raising him right.  What a BIG catch!  My congratulations!

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

My Photo Published In Our Hometown Paper Today

WELCOME TO VICKSBURG:  Marian Ann Love sent in this picture of the American Duchess making a nighttime arrival to Vicksburg Tuesday, April 30.  You are invited to submit photos to share with other readers of The Vicksburg Post.  Simply email high-resolution images in JPEG format to photos@vicksburgpost.com. 

The picture shown above was taken of the riverboat "American Duchess" last week and was published in The Vicksburg Post today.  I'm truly thankful/humbled that my picture was selected for our hometown paper.  

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Riley's First Fish

John Schmidt "Trapper John the Hogman" of St. Rose, Louisiana and my Facebook friend, posted this cute picture of Riley with her first fish.  She is one happy little girl.  Congratulations Riley on your first fish in our great wild outdoors!  Way to go!
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