If you haven't been to Alabama's natural wonder Noccalula Falls, you're missing out. It is gorgeous. And if you haven't seen it at Christmas, it's definitely worth a second trip. The 90-foot waterfall is part of Gadsden's Noccalula Falls Park, which features all kinds of walking trails and a campground, as well as family activities… Continue reading We finally made it to this beautiful event. Check out our photos of Christmas at the Falls
Below is a guest blog by my Sweetums, who had a former career as a law officer. Happy New Year to all of you and thanks for following along. -- Kelly Kazek By Wil Elrick It was 11:55 p.m. on December 31 and the apocalypse was going to happen in five minutes. I was a… Continue reading We survived a New Year’s apocalypse and a year from hell so let’s welcome 2021 with hope: Guest blog
The story below is a guest post by Wil Elrick, aka Sweetums. By Wil Elrick I am sure by now it’s not a big secret that I was raised in a rather small family and that always led to a small Christmas growing up. When I hear people talk about the big family Christmases, I… Continue reading The night he met Santa: a guest blog by Sweetums
I hope this weird Christmas is a happy one! Thanks for following the blog.
Below is an excerpt from a column originally published on It's a Southern Thing. Click here to read the full column now. Some people wonder, what makes the South the South? Is it the borders of a group of states? The food? The mindset? Why do we Southerners think of ourselves as having an “otherness,”… Continue reading In my South, the motto is peace, love and biscuits