Connie Pearson is an Alabama-based freelance travel and food writer and blogger with over 300 articles published both online and in print. Her personal blog, There Goes Connie, covers travel and inspiration. In her earlier years, she was a public school music educator and then a missionary in Ecuador. Her book, Telling It On the Mountain: 52 Days in the Life of an Improbable Missionary chronicles her years in South America. Her newest book, 100 Things to Do in Huntsville and North Alabama Before You Die was published by Reedy Press in April 2022. She has two more books due for publication in 2023.