State of the Region

I’d like to call this address a state of northeast Alabama: “The Little Smokies” Dekalb Tourism could do a lot more. And instead of only focusing on Fort Payne’s multi-year, completely dis-functional efforts of a nightlife scene riddled with self interest, ignorance, close-mindedness, and greed, we could stop doing the same old things that have […]

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The Legend of Granny Dollar

Have you heard of Granny Dollar? I had heard of her many times, but never knew the whole story; until today. A nice man named Don Hall from Geraldine, AL shared a Landmarks of DeKalb county booklet with me all about Granny Dollar. She was a fascinating Cherokee woman born in Buck’s Pocket as Nancy […]

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Thoreauvian Experiment

Apparently, I have embarked on a Thoreauvian experiment with my tiny house. Like I previously mentioned in an earlier blog post, I moved out of a mansion sittingĀ in an upscale community andĀ into a tiny house having a square footage of approximately 614. After having donated near 10 truckloads of what I considered to be junk, […]

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