After the War of 1812, the United States started a program to strengthen its seacoast defenses, and in 1818 Benjamin Hopkins was contracted to build a large masonry fort on Mobile Point. Less than a year later Mr. Hopkins died...
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I pulled onto a side street off of Hwy 431 in LaFayette, Alabama, to look at the map. When I saw where I wanted to go, I placed the map on the passenger seat and out of the corner of my eye I spotted a purple monster. I put my car in drive, and at...Read more
Another year is about to end, and for me, it is ending too quickly. Did I do everything I said I would do this year? I believe so. Did I find something to marvel at? Definitely! Did I meet interesting people? Yes. Did I go to amazing places? Of course! Did I eat incredible food? Always. The year started out with...Read more
For the fourth of July! June and July are the months for some of the best blueberries here in the south, and when you have your pick of organic FREE blueberries, what should one do... I give you PIE! Blueberry pie 6 cups fresh blueberries 3/4 cups sugar 3 heaping...Read more