When Baby Girl was about 12, I took her to Adams, Tennessee, to tour the Bell Witch Cave. Most people in the south have heard of the Bell Witch, a 19th century poltergeist said to be most documented haunting in the history of the United States. The “witch” reportedly haunted the family of John Bell… Continue reading A visit to the cave of the Bell Witch, America’s most documented haunting
I got the most incredible gift this week, y’all: A script from the 2003 movie “Big Fish.” It was sent to me by Tommy Fell of the Alabama Film Office to thank me for writing about movies filmed in Alabama, and as a belated wedding gift. It is special to me because Sweetums and I… Continue reading I got this very cool gift, a memento of the film set town where we were married
I’m on the road this week, starting this morning, leaving Sweetums behind to take care of the pets and play video games uninterrupted. I’m going to do some research in Mobile, one of my favorite cities, but I’ll get a break from working because Baby Girl is driving over from Auburn to stay with me… Continue reading Here are some things to see in historic Mobile
Earlier this week, a very sweet young coworker called me ma'am all the way through a conference call. It's like he thinks I'm 52 or something. In my head, I'm 28. Or 18. Or 8. Not a ma'am. Do you relate to Meme Friday?
I was looking through some old photos recently and came across pictures from a trip I took to Nashville with Sweetums in 2013. We did a few ordinary touristy things but of course we also had to take a walk through the gorgeous Mount Olivet Cemetery off Lebanon Pike. It’s a large garden-style cemetery with… Continue reading Fascinating abandoned chapel, monuments of Nashville’s Mount Olivet Cemetery