If you've never taken a stroll through Birmingham's Oak Hill Cemetery, you should put it on your list. It's a beautiful place with a great view of the city and some gorgeous funereal art. The cemetery was founded in 1871. The website says: "In 1871 the City of Birmingham purchased from the Elyton Land Company… Continue reading A look at beautiful Oak Hill Cemetery
As some of you know, "A Southern Night Before Christmas," my second children's book, was released last month. It was published by the company I write for, It's a Southern Thing, and beautifully illustrated by Michelle Hazelwood Hyde. You can buy copies here. I wanted to share a sweet little backstory. In the book, I… Continue reading The back story to the names in my new children’s book will make your heart grow 3 sizes
The following post is a guest blog by Wil Elrick. During this time when traveling is difficult, he is writing about places on our bucket list. By Wil Elrick I am convinced that Thanksgiving has “middle child syndrome”. Can you imagine having the younger brother of Halloween and the older sister of Christmas? I mean… Continue reading This bucket-list place teaches us all about our American origins
I have the perfect post for Halloween! My road-trip partner Sweetums has been writing a series of guest posts on places we would like to go, our Road Trip Bucket List. Enjoy ... Painting of the Headless Horseman Bridge in Tarrytown, N.Y. , illustrating "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." (Wikimedia Commons) This week’s entry on… Continue reading Did you know you can visit the real places from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow?
The following post is a guest blog by Wil Elrick. During this time when traveling is difficult, he is writing about places on our bucket list. On our bucket list for adventuring section this week, I am featuring a place that Kelly and I have discussed visiting on multiple occasions, but just have yet to… Continue reading Whether you like your dummies creepy or classic, you’ll find them all at this museum