Christmas Lights, Cameras, Action!

We may not have those perfectly timed, big fluffy snowflakes falling on cue, but that's OK. There are still plenty of Christmas movie-worthy adventures right here in Little Egypt. You don't have to grab a flight to one of those places that never seem to be on actual maps to experience the wonder of the … Continue reading Christmas Lights, Cameras, Action!


Although the COVID-19 pandemic has caused some of our beloved Christmas traditions to be postponed until next year, others will continue, go virtual, or have been modified. Fortunately, it is possible to see many Christmas lights throughout Southern Illinois from the safety and comfort of our own cars. Other events have been social distanced. Route … Continue reading CHRISTMAS LIGHTS, SIGHTS, & SOUNDS

My First Trip to Ali Asian Cuisine

Over Memorial Day Weekend, I had an opportunity to eat at Ali Asian Cuisine in Mt. Vernon. I was impressed at the size of the menu. Besides sushi, they offer Chinese, Japanese, and Thai options. I went for the bento box with the teriyaki steak. Not only was it plated beautifully, the taste was wonderful. … Continue reading My First Trip to Ali Asian Cuisine