Passport-stamp collecting is somewhat equivalent to the Louis Vuitton/Coach/Gucci/Dooney & Bourke lettered-purse affair. Both are colorful things that fancy types want to show off, and both try to prove something. Only one succeeds -- that's right, the passport stamp. It shows everyone just where you've been, no faking, and now these ink stamps aren't just for signifying foreign countries and national parks. The Missouri State Parks Passport Program has its own system of inscription for the ten state parks and historic sites along the trail of 2004's most-talked-about couple -- not Justin and Janet but, you guessed it, Lewis &... More >>>
By Mark Poutenis
Lewis & Clark and passport (they share one) visit
another Missouri State Park.