Christine Young

I am a writer and avid reader of romances particularly historical romances. Please join me on my journey through time

Christine ~ Happy Thanksgiving

I hope all of you have a wonderful day with family and friends. I know that all of us are not blessed with homes and food this year. My days … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christine Presents ~ Ghosts of Grace Cottage by Carolyn Wren

Please welcome Carolyn Wren author of Ghosts of Grace Cottage. Carolyn will be awarding a $50 gift card to winner’s choice of Amazon or Secret Cravings Publishing to a randomly … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · 6 Comments

Christine ~ Moss Men of New Orleans

Spanish Moss hanging from Cypress trees. Moss Men: In the early 1800’s these men collected the Spanish Moss from the Cypress trees in the area surrounding New Orleans. The Moss … Continue reading

November 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christine ~ French Quarter ~ New Orleans

Crescent City Connection Looking away from the French Quarter one can see this bridge spanning the Mississippi. New Orleans is called the ‘Crescent City because of the shape of the … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christine ~ Nottoway Plantation New Orleans

Nottoway Plantation Nottoway, the South’s largest remaining antebellum mansion lies between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. The home was completed in 1859 for the John Randolph at the cost of … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christine ~ Southern Natchez Trace ~ Part 2

The Natchez Trace stretched from Natchez Mississippi to Nashville Tennessee approximately 500 miles. It took an average of 30 days to make this trek with a horse a person could … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christine ~ Natchez Trace ~ Northern part

  Natchez Trace The first day of out trip down the Natchez Trace Parkway was cold and rainy. We stopped several places but because of the rain were unwilling to … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christine ~ Loveless Cafe, start to the Natchez Trace

The Loveless Cafe The Loveless Cafe is just outside Nashville. When we mentioned our trip down the Natchez Trace, everyone said you have to go to The Loveless Cafe. We … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christine ~ The Grande Ole Opry

The Grande Ole Opry In 1974 the long running radio show the Grande Ole Opry moved to this new and larger home. This building has 4,000 seats. Opening night U.S. … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christine ~ Belle Meade Mansion, Nashville

Belle Meade Mansion In 1807 John Harding bought Dunham’s Station log cabin and 250 acres on the Natchez Trace. He boarded horses for neighbors such as Andrew Jackson and bred … Continue reading

November 15, 2014 · Leave a comment