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An Ounce of Mother is Worth a Pound of Clergy

"An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy." ~ Spanish Proverb ~ This is my little Momma. The picture was taken in 1982. This is how I always see her and will always see here. I have seen her younger and I have seen her older, but there is something about this picture… Continue reading An Ounce of Mother is Worth a Pound of Clergy

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I Love the Landscape Because It Is So Sincere. It Never Cheats Me.

“I love nature, I love the landscape, because it is so sincere. It never cheats me. It never jests. ~ Henry David Thoreau ~ Taken between Townsend, TN and Cades Cove, TN Most of you know me as the BamaSteelMagnolia. And, there is a reason for that. For most of my life I’ve lived in… Continue reading I Love the Landscape Because It Is So Sincere. It Never Cheats Me.

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The Great Vacationless Class, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.” ~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~ This morning while I was in the kitchen fixing Tall & Handsome a cup of coffee for his second birthday in less than a week, he quietly… Continue reading The Great Vacationless Class, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Gerber Daisy, by Beverly Hicks Burch

While my little Momma has been sick and in the hospital Daddy and I have had tending and watering duty for Mom’s various green thumb projects. She’s been sick for some time now, so there’s not quite as many as there normally would be. Tall & Handsome and I made sure she had a few… Continue reading Gerber Daisy, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Another Morning in Northeast Alabama, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Another Morning in Northeast Alabama By Beverly Hicks Burch It’s been about a month since I first posted the pictures my little Momma, Juanita Hicks, took on a very early February morning. She had been out snapping pictures on a crisp, cold morning with a digital camera Daddy had bought for her some time back.… Continue reading Another Morning in Northeast Alabama, by Beverly Hicks Burch