Aeroplane View of Borden-Wheeler Springs Hotel and Summer Cottage Colony, Borden Springs, Ala

Courtesy of Alabama Department of Archives and History One of the most elaborate of the old Alabama hotels was Borden-Wheeler Springs, built high in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains near the community of Fruithurst. Shortly before 1900, 12 Georgia businessmen bought land and built a two-story hotel in Cleburne County. The hotel had 100 rooms built in…

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Pocket Spice Box – Handmade

July Sale Coupon for 15% off! Pocket Spice Box (Click the photo for more info on Etsy) Small Enough to Pack for Any Outing Sturdy Metal Case with Hinged Lid Contains Five Great Spices Have you ever been out on a camping or hiking trip and wished you had something you could use to add a little flair to…

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A Healthy Fascination with Clouds

I’ve always loved watching clouds. They may seem to hover above, moving slowly and then the next time you look they are gone or changed. A few years ago I set up my camera and made a time lapse recording of the sky. It’s amazing to see just how much movement there is that may not be seen at…

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Big Day at the Beach!

Traveling for work isn’t so bad since I haven’t had to go anywhere for about three years. This year rolled around and I ended up having to travel for work. I tried to get out of it but I just couldn’t. Last resort would be if for some reason my travel wouldn’t be approved due to lack of funding,…

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Ireland – Questions Answered

Someone asked me about this picture from my blog header. So to answer the easiest thing would be to refer them to this post from last summer. The picture is of Isaacs Hostel in Dublin.  We stayed there during our trip to Ireland.  You can read about it here:  Ireland  and More Ireland Never say you are too old…

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