Category Archives: Nature

Thompson Falls

Thompson Falls is located near Arab, Alabama. The name is not commonly pronounced as one might expect, but is pronounced A-Rab. I was here a couple of times before, but I haven’t had much luck finding water in this stream.

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Falling Rock Falls



This spring has been wonderful if you like waterfalls, so this will be the subject of several of my next posts. The first one is a new one for me. It is a ninety foot falls near Montevallo, Alabama named Falling Rock Falls.

I had read where the Wildlife Management Area required one to have a permit when visiting the falls. However, after visiting their web site and speaking with them, I was told that a permit is needed only to hunt. The person that I spoke with also indicated that the falls themselves were not on WMA property. If it isn’t then I think that it can be safety said that one has to cross WMA property to get to them, since there are enough signs in the area. Regardless, please observe all rules and laws regarding the WMA.

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The Beach

A few weeks ago we went to Florida for a few days. It was nice to just relax and get away from it all and enjoy the sunset in the evenings. The following are a few images from the trip.



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Swann Bridge




Well autumn is here. Sometimes we have beautiful leaves and other years, well they just aren’t the same. So what is it any way that makes for a pretty fall? I’ve always heard plenty of rain, and then the other day someone said a dryer season produces prettier leaves. I’m really not sure but I’m sticking with a more balanced season. That just seems right. This year started out very wet but has been dry since around July, and so far the leaves have turned out a little better than I expected.

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Moss Rock Preserve



Saturday, October 11, 2014, 19,996 photographers of all walks of life and skill levels the world over, took part in the Scott Kelby’s 7th Annual Worldwide Photowalk™. Our group in met at the Moss Rock Preserve located in Hoover, Alabama.

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