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One roadside mystery solved, new questions raised about defunct amusement park

On Tuesday, I mentioned some unusual roadside figures I saw in Robertsdale, AL. Baby Girl and I stopped to take photos on our way to Gulf Shores. (Click here to read it). According to the website RoadsideAmerica.com, the figures came from Styx River Water World, an amusement park once located in Foley. However, I felt… Continue reading One roadside mystery solved, new questions raised about defunct amusement park

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Here’s how you can meet a sloth up close and personal, with photos

How can you meet a sloth up-close-and-personal? Those who followed along on social media for my recent trip to the beach with Baby Girl know we got to have a sloth encounter at the wonderful little Gulf Coast Zoo. It was thanks to Sweetums, who bought Baby Girl the tickets for Christmas and then sent… Continue reading Here’s how you can meet a sloth up close and personal, with photos

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15 really weird sights from my trip to the Gulf Coast

Those who regularly go to the shore probably don’t stop to think about some of the unusual sights along the way. On a trip to Gulf Shores last week to celebrate Baby Girl’s birthday, we stopped to take photos of several oddities. After you scroll through, click here to check out this post from AL.com… Continue reading 15 really weird sights from my trip to the Gulf Coast

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How a Civil War saber wound led to the creation of Coca-Cola

On a recent trip, Sweetums and I stopped at historic Linwood Cemetery (founded 1828) in Columbus, GA. It was interesting for several reasons, including its intricate cast-iron fences (post coming later), an unusual Civil War cannon and graves covered with bricks, which is something I’ve never seen before. STORY CONTINUES BELOW It is also the… Continue reading How a Civil War saber wound led to the creation of Coca-Cola