Charleston has numerous historic cemeteries and graveyards (meaning in a churchyard) to visit. Most are open to the public and some companies include them in tours. The oldest and one of the most fascinating is the graveyard of the Circular Church. According to its website, it is “likely the oldest English burial ground still in… Continue reading The evolution of skull-and-crossbone gravestones
This post is all about pretty pictures, y'all. Charleston, S.C., is known for its beautiful historic homes so I thought I'd share some photos Sweetums and I took last week on our road trip. More to come ...
Yesterday, I was unloading the dishwasher at the house I share with Sweetums. I had put everything away except the flatware. I looked at the flatware bin and sighed. What is it about putting the utensils away that makes me hate it? It takes less than a minute. As I was standing there I thought… Continue reading The Standoff at the O-Kazek Corral
Below is a guest blog by Sweetums, who loves hiking at Cheaha State Park. By Wil Elrick As I am sure you already know, Alabama is one of the most beautiful states in our great nation. We have everything from beaches to mountains and everything in between. With many majestic mountains and forests, Alabama in… Continue reading Guest blog: My trip to Mt. Cheaha, home of Bigfoot
Below is an excerpt from my book "Not Quite Right: Mostly True Tales of a Weird NEws Reporter." $15. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for signed copies. I just love Fannie Flagg, y’all. She was raised in Birmingham, Alabama, and was a comedian and actor before becoming a best-selling author with novels like “Fried Green Tomatoes at the… Continue reading In honor of Fannie Flagg’s birthday, a story from that time I interviewed her