Today’s #MondayTuesday

Drive through shenanigans.

  What’s a #MondayTuesday you wonder? It’s a Tuesday in name only because it’s really MONDAY ALL DAY! Yesterday’s easy Veterans Day, or any Monday holiday for that matter, usually means Tuesday will be a bear. And it has been. From the moment I woke to a strange smell in my kitchen (time to take […]

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Veteran’s Day, Huntsville Al

Grissom High School Bank 2017

Last year I had the honor of attending Huntsville, Alabama’s Veterans Day parade. It was a glorious day with blue skies and a crisp breeze. There were bands, bikes and bikers. Huntsville’s parade has been canceled this year due to potential inclement weather but here are some images from last year’s parade. Let’s hope 2019’s […]

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What’s My Self-Care Sunday?

Lavender dream catcher bath bomb

  Today was supposed to be my serious self-care Sunday. But you can probably guess that the “self-care” did not occur. My plan was to visit family, take a long nap, and satiate my strange ice cream and barbecue cravings. If I didn’t know better I’d swear I was pregnant since I cannot get enough […]

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Where’s the Russian food in Alabama?

Russian food festival sign

  Did you know you could find authentic Russian food in Alabama? Yes, you can if you attend the annual St. Nicholas Slavic/Russian food festival in Brookside, Alabama. Brookside is about 30 minutes northwest of Birmingham and an easy drive now that I22 is open.¬†Brookside is the site of a Russian Orthodox church that is […]

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