Author: Gwyn Goodrow

Gwyn Goodrow is an avid traveler and enthusiastic crafter currently based in central Mississippi,with deep southern roots tracing back four generations to the 1850’s. By day, several decades of experience in the telecommunications industry have evolved to her current role as manager at a high-tech corporation. After office hours, she crochets, crafts, and explores! Gwyn has traveled throughout the United States, including a memorable flightseeing trip in Denali National Park in Alaska. International escapades include Caribbean Islands, Mexico, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. In recent years, Gwyn has expanded her creativity into travel writing, photography, blogging, and website development, through self-study, online classes, and live workshops. As a freelance writer/photographer, she combines these educational experiences in her travel and crafting blog, Her freelance writings have appeared in such online publications as Travel Post Monthly and The Dollar Stretcher. Gwyn is a Texas-licensed CPA (Certified Public Accountant), a member of the Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) and a member of the International Travel Writers and Photographers Alliance (ITWPA).

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Meridian Railroad Museum-Model Train Display

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