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No Worries

No Worries

  On the eve of our presidential election, I find comfort in reminding myself that no matter what, God is with me through whatever my future holds. For me, this does not mean that my life will be easy or without trials, but it is the ...

Genealogy – It Can Be Addicting

Genealogy – It Can Be Addicting

With time on my hands, and a need to find something to interest my dad while he was down, I pulled out the genealogy research my parents had started back in the 80s and 90s. Being the techie that I am, I decided to take the research to the ...

View it Online – 1925 Handwritten South Mobile County Phone Directory

View it Online – 1925 Handwritten South Mobile County Phone Directory

    Go to the Gallery   A few months ago, I ran across a few interesting items of memorabilia buried in a stack of antique sheet music that an acquaintance had given me. There were several school essays for students attending Alba ...

Kayaking Classic 3rd Annual Kayak Fishing Rodeo August 6, 2016

Kayaking Classic 3rd Annual Kayak Fishing Rodeo August 6, 2016

  Everyone that came out for the 3rd Annual Kayaking Classic seemed to be having a great time. There were lots of vendor booths set up and an abundance of prizes available. Bella and I enjoyed chatting with Tracy Lannie at the Bayou La ...

Louisiana

Louisiana

No fear of gators becoming extinct in Louisiana since their numbers are equivalent to half the human population of the state. Thank goodness the folks in LA (that’s Louisiana, ya’ll,) had the good sense to build a bridge causeway ...

Mississippi

Mississippi

Many in the news media would have us think Mississippi is inhabited by a bunch of backwoods hicks with no culture or education. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Jackson is one of only FOUR cities IN THE WORLD sanctioned by the ...

Alabama

Alabama

The official beverage of Alabama is Conecuh Ridge Whiskey. Yep, it’s alcohol, and Alabama is the only state with an official alcoholic beverage. That could explain why there are places in Alabama with names like Smuteye, Chigger Hill and ...

Texas

Texas

You could say that Texas is the original “Law and Order” state since it is home to the oldest law enforcement agency in the U.S., the Texas Rangers. And according to the state law books it  is still a hanging offense in Texas to steal cattle or ...

Louisiana

Louisiana

No fear of gators becoming extinct in Louisiana since their numbers are equivalent to half the human population of the state. Thank goodness the folks in LA (that’s Louisiana, ya’ll,) had the good sense to build a bridge causeway through the ...

Mississippi

Mississippi

Many in the news media would have us think Mississippi is inhabited by a bunch of backwoods hicks with no culture or education. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Jackson is one of only FOUR cities IN THE WORLD sanctioned by the ...