I took these photos last winter at Payne Lake Campground in the Talladega National Forest. I thought they looked interesting then, and when I came across the photos today, they still did. So, for your viewing pleasure: … [Read more...] about Fungii On A Log
We spent the day yesterday listening to The Weather Channel and looking at the Radar Now on the Droid, in anticipation of the severe weather that was forecast for the area. I am a Weather Chicken! I lived in Georgia for 49 years, the last 16 years or so in the same house on a … [Read more...] about I Am A Big Weather Chicken
Becky came to visit for FabGrandpa's birthday weekend. We took her out to Valley Grocery for fried catfish and home fries! They make the best fried catfish in Alabama there. Rob and Belinda, the other camphost couple, came too! I didn't get a pic of them though. I … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to FabGrandpa
Last week Rob and Belinda (the other camphost couple here at Payne Lake) and FabGrandpa and I went over to the shooting range on the other side of the county for a clean up day. This shooting range is on Forest Service property, and has no use fee. People can just go there and … [Read more...] about What Makes People Do This?
The forest service has temporarily closed the campground where we are volunteering while they do a timber harvest in the area. It was done for the safety of the public, who may not realize the loggers will be in there. What this means is that every time I go somewhere, whether it … [Read more...] about The Gate
You can believe it or not, but this is the first time I have ever seen an armadillo. Well, except for the squashed ones on the side of the road. But this thing was was in my yard yesterday, just poking around. It was amazingly not afraid of me much, so I could get pretty … [Read more...] about Happy New Year, Armadillo
It wasn't much, just a few flakes here and there, but still snow. In south central Alabama. And there were some hardy souls out there camping in tents. It is going down to around twenty degrees tonight, but these guys are here for the hog hunt. I didn't even want to be out … [Read more...] about We Had Snow Today
Just some photos for your viewing pleasure: … [Read more...] about Payne Lake In Winter