Tag: Alabama

Summer Favorites


What’s up, Internet (and family & friends)?! Today is the last Friday of our summer vacation. School starts next week, and, to be totally honest, I’m not happy about it. Of all the summers for school to begin the first week of August,  they…

Going out is going in


We were walking along the dirt road in the Oakmulgee National Forest when the sunset through the trees took my breath away. I took a picture so that I can have it forever.

Our visit to Mt. Cheaha


Two of our children are taking Alabama History this year, and we’ve taken a few field trips for hands-on learning about our beautiful state. One of our trips was a visit to Alabama’s highest point, Mt. Cheaha. I had not visited Mt. Cheaha since…

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Running errands today, the suffocating Alabama heat reminded me of childhood summers spent walking from my grandparents’ produce store to the library to my dad’s barber shop for a bottled Coke to home. When Mom or Dad had a break in their workday, they…

Weather Is Good


I didn’t get much sleep last night. All day long…well, really all weekend, I had been hearing that severe weather was on the way to Alabama. Several people, including myself, were anticipating it with dread because we haven’t had many major thunderstorms since the…

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