Happy holiday wishes

Sending happy holiday wishes to all readers, whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or another seasonal/family event. Wishing you all a safe and wonderful season. So far, our Winter has been colder and rainy. Some ice and a dab of snow, but not a lot. Being indoors and warm is where you can usually find…

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Lilac yard flowers

This photograph is of some of the pretty lilac flowers that grow in our back yard. ‘Not sure what they are exactly. Could they even be a species of weed? Any way, they are colorful and decorative. There are a few leaves in the photograph left over from Autumn. Spring is my favorite season of…

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Brown Water Snake

Back in the summer of 2017, I had the chance meeting of a quite long snake that looked a lot like the one pictured above. That is a Nerodia taxispilota, or Brown Water Snake. The species is indigent to our state of Alabama, and they can be as long as approximately 60″ as adults. They…

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Welcome Summer!

Today is the official first day of the Summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. ‘So glad to see warmer weather. Sitting outdoors in the shade is my thing, lol. Those adirondack chairs look so colorful and comfy. My adorable granddaughter is also celebrating her 6th birthday today. Sending the best birthday wishes to her. June…

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Snow in…March!

Yes, snow in March for northwest Alabama. ‘Made this photo just after midnight, with the Nikon™ set for snow scene. So incredible, isn’t it? About ten years ago, I was living in Mississippi and we actually got ice one March. So, the groundhog must have been correct- more winter weather. Just looking forward to the…

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Reality programming

Hello friends.  Thinking about reality television a lot lately. Being from the South, I can vouch that some “brands” of religion depicted on television and in the media are not  Southern standards upheld by everyone. As a college graduate, I still cannot see the relation between learning and the events that occur on/around such reality…

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Snow for the South

Here in the South USA we usually do not get very much snow. The past couple of weeks proved otherwise, though. I made the photo above early yesterday morning, when most of north Alabama got a lot of snow. It is said that this accumulation ranged from 3″ to 13″ across north Alabama, setting a…

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