Celebrate Earth Day in Huntsville

Sunday, April 14, 2013
earth day at hays nature preserve

Since its inception on April 22, 1970, Earth Day has become a globally recognized day to show support for a healthy, sustainable environment. The City of Huntsville joins with thousands…

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First Annual Public Tour of Community Gardens

Thursday, June 14, 2012

This Saturday, stop by the first annual Public Tour of Community Gardens, hosted by the Tennessee Valley Community Garden Association.  Twelve participating gardens will be open to visitors…

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Celebrating True Heros: Armed Forces Week

Sunday, June 10, 2012
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  There are many types of heroes in our lives. The celebrities that we idolize because some part of us wants to be that person: live in their fantasy world, dressing…

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Harmony Park Safari

Saturday, June 9, 2012
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If you live in the Huntsville area you should definitely check out Harmony Park Safari. Though it boasts a Huntsville address… 431 Clouds Cove Huntsville, AL 35803 …it’s a…

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Celebrate Your Victories

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Habits are hard to break and to form. This is both a blessing and a curse when it comes to creating a healthy lifestyle. Consistent Health As a…

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Up, Up, and Away This Memorial Day

Thursday, May 24, 2012
alabama jubilee

The Alabama Jubilee festival began two years before I was born, in 1977. By the 1985 Jubilee race we had moved to north Alabama from our gateway to the Rockies in Colorado. In a fairytale welcoming that a 6-year-old kid could not have dreamt, I watched a dozen brightly colored hot-air balloons land across the field from my family’s farm near Belle Mina on Memorial Day Weekend.

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Garden Party

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

I do so hate to be predictable, and so my indoor dwelling, non-nature embracing self shall once again bring you tidings of an outdoor extravaganza! Perhaps spring is in the air…

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A Good Day

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Last year was  the first time I went to the Good Day Art Festival, and since then, I have been waiting for it to come around again. Good…

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The Event that Got Me Outdoors

Friday, May 11, 2012

Ask anyone who knows me and they will tell you that I am not an outdoorsy person. I don’t really do the camping. Not so much into the…

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Lift a Pint!

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Sometimes I send a link to my writings to my mother.  Today I forgot my mother’s email address.  I’ll send her a nice Mothers’ Day card instead. Disclaimer…

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