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Guest blog: My trip to Mt. Cheaha, home of Bigfoot

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

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In honor of Fannie Flagg’s birthday, a story from that time I interviewed her

Below is an excerpt from my book "Not Quite Right: Mostly True Tales of a Weird NEws Reporter." $15. Email kellykazek@kellykazek.com 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

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We have Halloween’s must-have yard decor, now what do we do with it?

Below is a guest blog from Sweetums, who is asking advice on how to best use our 12-foot Halloween skeleton in our yard. By Wil Elrick There’s a huge box sitting on my patio. It holds the must-have thing for this Halloween: a 12-foot-tall skeleton sold by Home Depot. Even if you are not a… Continue reading We have Halloween’s must-have yard decor, now what do we do with it?

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Will it take an unprecedented tragedy to make us kind again?

When Baby Girl was 8 years old, we started a scrapbook. We took photos and collected little keepsakes to stick to the pages until the book had a bulging middle that rivaled a pampered dog’s. It was September when we started the book, which we completed a few months later. The process of making it… Continue reading Will it take an unprecedented tragedy to make us kind again?

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Have you ever heard of a community called The Bottle?

With football season starting up, I thought I'd share an excerpt from my book "Forgotten Tales of Alabama." This is one of my favorite books. See a description of the book here. Every student heading from the north to the campus of Auburn University in southern Alabama has turned off Alabama Highway 280 onto Highway… Continue reading Have you ever heard of a community called The Bottle?