Arizona, Cactus, Photography, Picture of the Day, Saguaro Cactus, Sonoran Desert, Southwest, Tall & Handsome, Travel

As Green As It Gets, by Beverly Hicks Burch

This is about as green as it gets in the Sonoran Desert. If you recall, I wrote the other day about my trip to Arizona with Tall & Handsome back in January 2009. I took this picture from a speeding vehicle (figuratively, of course) as we were driving between Tucson and Scottsdale. The Sonoran is… Continue reading As Green As It Gets, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Georgia, Horticulture, Neptune Park (St. Simons Island), Photography, Picture of the Day, Plants, South, Southern Live Oaks, Southern Shade Trees, St Simons Island, St. Simons Island GA, Travel

The Quintessential Southern Shade Tree, by Beverly Hicks Burch

To me, this is the quintessential Southern shade tree. It’s a really old Southern live oak tree growing down at the waterfront in Neptune Park on St. Simons Island (GA). It was from similar trees hundreds of years ago Colonial ancestors harvested wood to build the USS Constitution. The ship was nicknamed Old Ironsides because… Continue reading The Quintessential Southern Shade Tree, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Ann Rule, Crime, Family, Humor, Husbands, Investigation Discovery, Tall & Handsome, Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry?

I Married a Serial What?! by Beverly Hicks Burch

I Married a Serial What?! By Beverly Hicks Burch In another life I probably should have been a detective or some sort of forensic specialist. I’m fascinated with crime stories, the CSI franchise (yeah, I know it doesn’t really work like that in real life) and love the Investigation Discovery channel. One of my favorite… Continue reading I Married a Serial What?! by Beverly Hicks Burch