Author Archives: annyungmeyer

Scottish Splendor

Scotland beckons with medieval castles, world-famous whisky and golf. Equally alluring are the colorful traditions of bagpipes, tartans and tweeds. But the best-kept secret is in discovering Scotland’s tranquil beauty—from misty lochs and hidden glens to craggy …read more in … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , ,

Switzerland: mountaintop glory

Our 10-day journey began from Zurich as six of us traveled by train to the Engadin Valley in eastern Switzerland, then to the well-known central regions of Lake Lucerne and Interlaken. Most of Switzerland is easily accessible by public transport … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged

Switzerland: When the cows come home

If you travel in Switzerland in autumn, you’ll likely see or hear about the best known of Swiss mountain traditions – the alpine cattle descent. When the cows come down from high summer meadows to valley farms, the seasonal trek…read … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , ,

Spotlighting the Sporting Dog

The enduring canine to human bond has long been epitomized in literature and film. Respectively, the keen devotion of man to his dog is beautifully portrayed at The National Bird Dog Museum in Grand Junction, Tenn. Read more in DeSoto Magazine  (pg … Continue reading

Posted in Profiles, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged

Legendary Bait & Tackle Shops

Passionate proprietors of bait and tackle shops have no shortage of colorful fishing tales to tell. “You gotta be a character to be in the fishing business,” says Peggy Byrd, veteran shopkeeper at Whalebone Tackle in Nags Head, N.C.  No … Continue reading

Posted in Profiles, Uncategorized | Tagged