What Was That?

Just sitting here, sipping on some red Merlot wine and what was that . . . Continue reading


A Secret Recipe, Southern Style.

In my next 50 State Study series, it truly surprised me to learn about a secret southern dish comforting many people in this next American state.

Check it:

Source: Taste Arkansas – Run of the Mill, Mary.

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Here We Go. Again.

Okay, so it is time for Chuck, my over-sized dog, and I to play virtual tourist. Again.

Great Pyrenees, Chuck blog dog, canine,

Old picture of Chuck because, well, I’m too lazy to load a new one. 😆

Right now Chuck is sleeping the evening away . . . anyway, our last state tour was Alaska right after the Alabama visit.

Can you guess the next state?

“Tell me, NOW! What state are we going to next?!?”

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Hey Now. Chuck Thinks Alaska.

Time to leave Alabama, hop over to Alaska, also known as the Last Frontier, and visit the next American state on my virtual blog tour.

My thoughts about Alaska? It’s very cold and supposedly very short daylight hours. The capital city is (I know, I know), Juneau.

Juneau 05

photo source: Flickr, Dale Musselman – Juneau Morning 05

Hey now, since my dog Chuck thrives better with frosty temperatures, I bet his doggy bucket list would probably list as follows — but only if he could get his hefty self over to Alaska. 😆 Continue reading

Vote On Your Favorite Musical Version

Friday night. A perfect time spent listening to different female singers express their versions on a beautiful, yet brutally tough song, “I Can’t Make You Love Me” written by Mike Reid and Allen Shamblin.

Although there are many more performers, I have included only the top, in my opinion, 🙂 four female singers during their live performance of the song. Continue reading

American Study: On Alabama, “The Heart of Dixie”, Peanuts, Cake, a Book and Song

My last post featured the devastating boll weevil invasion in Alabama which led to the rise of the peanut farming industry that saved Alabama’s economy.

I figure we hang around virtual Alabama a bit, also known as the “Heart of Dixie, “The Cotton State” or “The Yellowhammer State” and, if you are at all curious about the capital to this twenty-second state, it is . . . Continue reading