Category Archives: Nature

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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Winter in Alabama


It seems that when winter rolls around I go into hibernation mode. I hate being cold. I just don’t see how some of you survive in some of the places that you do. Winter in Alabama is warm one day, cloudy the next, and then it raining the next just before it turns cold. Then the next week, it replays in reverse.


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Cindy and I spent our Thanksgiving holidays on the beach. It was great just to get away and do nothing for a few days. The first night was cold, but the weather became warmer each day. Few things can compare to looking out the Gulf as the sun sets below the horizon. 

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