Ozan Vineyard

Earlier this spring Cindy visited the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, located in Calera, Alabama. There we rode a train pulled by a steam engine down to Ozan Vineyard where we toured the grounds. If you missed the post you can find it here, Golden age of Steam.
The following are several addition pictures that were taken at the vineyard.




Continue reading »

More than just Hot Air





Earlier this year we attended the Alabama Jubilee in Decatur. In addition to the hot air balloons, there are crafts for sale and a tractor and car show. The following are a few pictures that I took during the weekend.


Continue reading »

Talladega Creek






Our family recently visited the Talladega Creek located in the Talladega Nation Forest.

Continue reading »

Winter Place




Winter Place is a historic complex of two conjoined houses and three outbuildings located in Montgomery, Alabama. In 1855 Colonel Joseph Samuel Winter and his wife Mary Elizabeth built an Italianate Manor style home. Samuel Sloan a Philadelphia architect who designed the Winter’s first home, is believed to be its designer.

Continue reading »



Built in 1861, the Kymulga covered bridge is located just east of the Kymulga grist mill off of Alabama Hwy 76 in Childersburg, Alabama. The bridge is a Howe truss style bridge constructed over a single span. The 105 foot bridge provided access across the Talladega Creek for the Old Georgia Road, a Native American trade route which was used by settlers and frontiersmen who ventured the area.

Continue reading »