Category Archives: Nature

The Golden Age of Steam



The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization, located in Calera, Alabama. Each May they host Steam Days and relive the golden age of steam railroading.


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Red Mountain Park



Red Mountain Park is a 1200 acre park stretching four-and-one-half miles along Red Mountain. The trail system in the park currently covers over eleven miles of hiking and biking trails.


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Limestone Park

This past Saturday, I went to Limestone Park in Alabaster.

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Ebenezer’s Swamp Revisited


Several years ago I wrote about a visit to the Ebenezer Swamp Ecological Preserve. I’ve recently visited the 60 acre swamp again which is located in Shelby County Alabama, and is about six miles from the University of Montevallo campus. It is home to an abundance of plant and wildlife.

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Finally, my favorite time of the year has arrived. I found some time a couple of weeks ago to photograph at a local garden.

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