Killing time in small town Alabama

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History in Miniature: Bridgeport, Alabama: January 19, 2013


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Taken in the visitor’s center at Russell Cave National Park.  This display always fascinated me.  When I went as a kid I’d just stand in front of it staring.  I loved all the little people.

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The End of Your Rope: Bridgeport, Alabama: May 5, 2011


An index card taped to a wall with a quote from Franklin D. Roosevelt, "When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot & hang on."The End of Your Rope

This note-card was hung up at the armory where the shelter/donation/assistance area was set-up after the April 27th tornadoes.


Big Mouth: Bridgeport, Alabama: May 14, 2011


Shot from inside Russell Cave facing out.Big Mouth

One more pic of Russell Cave.  This picture & Scars were both taken the day of Russell Cave’s 50th anniversary celebration of being a national monument.


Scars: Bridgeport, Alabama: May 14, 2011


A tree with initials carved in it.Scars

Another Russell Cave pic.  This is a tree along the nature trail.  I love trees.  In our youth, a friend of mine was a photog & I was a poet, & we used to talk about driving around taking pictures of trees & writing poems about them & putting it together in a book.


Laughing Hoop Dancer: Bridgeport, Alabama: May 1, 2010


Cherokee Hoop dancer laughing after his performanceLaughing Hoop Dancer

This picture was taken at Russell Cave‘s Native American Festival a couple of years ago.  It has always been my favorite.  He is a Cherokee hoop dancer who gave a demonstration.  It was a lot fun to watch.