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That Blue Southwestern Sky, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Just look at that blue western sky. And, it you look close enough in the foreground you’ll see something on the ground that will take away all the horrid memories of this past dreary hot summer.  Yes, that is snow! I can feel the cool fall breezes creeping upon us any day now, and it’s… Continue reading That Blue Southwestern Sky, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham AL, Central Alabama, Humor, Idiots in Jeeps, Labor Day, Photography, Picture of the Day, Sept. 5, 2011 Storm damage in AL, South, Storms, Tornado, Tropical Storm Lee damage, Weather

No, Lee…My Heart Did Not Stop Beating, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Well, Lee came through on Labor Day and caused quite a stir. There’s good news and bad news. The good news? It appears the horrible sticky hot days of summer are gone! Hallelujah! As a matter of fact I don’t think the temperatures got out of the 50s today which meant we had our first… Continue reading No, Lee…My Heart Did Not Stop Beating, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Hot Enough For You? by Beverly Hicks Burch

I was driving the other day and my super smart Jeep told me it was 103 outside. Like I needed a Jeep to tell me that! All I needed was my soaking wet clothes clinging to my body and the conked out dog laying in the front seat beside me to tell we it was… Continue reading Hot Enough For You? by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Sweet Home Alabama, by Beverly Hicks Burch

As you and your family celebrate the 4th this year, I ask you to keep my home State Alabama in your thoughts and prayers. This photo was taken not too far from my house…and the home remains in this condition today. If you have been spared the devastation of the April storms that tore through… Continue reading Sweet Home Alabama, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Alabama, Alabama Tornado Outbreak 4-27-2011, Birmingham, Birmingham AL, Cullman AL, Hackleburg AL, Moody AL, Weather

The Wonders of Modern Technology, The Horrors of Mother Nature, by Beverly Hicks Burch

 I lived through the 1973 tornado that devastated Brent, AL and then came up through Center Point, AL I also acutely remember the 1974 Tornado Super Outbreak and a horrific F5 tornado that carved a path through Birmingham on April 8, 1998. Yes, those were scary times for my home state. They were innocent times… Continue reading The Wonders of Modern Technology, The Horrors of Mother Nature, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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And then I had Chowder…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The day broke and I could see the aftermath of last night’s “winter weather event”. I was a little leery to peek out of my blinds this morning because I heard  sleet and freezing rain blowing up against my bedroom window all night into the wee hours of the morning…yes, we’re talking until about 4:30AM… Continue reading And then I had Chowder…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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A Snowy Night on Little Mountain Top in Northeast Alabama, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Here it is…the start of what’s being called the biggest winter weather event in our parts since 1996.   Arrival – finally!   Ummm…did someone say “blizzard”?   Jeremy’s Stairs – I call him my red-headed step-son and he’s already fallen down theses stairs once this winter because of ice when he stayed overnight to… Continue reading A Snowy Night on Little Mountain Top in Northeast Alabama, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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April Showers Brought…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

April Showers Brought… By Beverly Hicks Burch It hasn’t been a dry spring here in Bama. We’ve had our fair share of showers in April…and May and so far even in June. This is good news considering the drought situation we endured a few of years ago. According to my favorite weather people, James Spann… Continue reading April Showers Brought…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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As Spring Begins…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

As Spring Begins… By Beverly Hicks Burch Let me tell you…"global warming” hit Alabama hard this year! We had several snows and over a week where the temp did not even reach the freezing point for the high of the day! I think the high one day was about 17 F°. Flash forward to now…today’s… Continue reading As Spring Begins…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Global Warming Knoxville Style, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Our young friend Dustin sent me a picture the other night. He had taken the pic on the slow way home from work Thursday night during a winter weather event. He told me most of the roads all looked like parking lots. Yeah, I know, it may not look like a lot to you folks… Continue reading Global Warming Knoxville Style, by Beverly Hicks Burch