Alabama, Birmingham AL, Photography, Snow, Snow in AL, Weather

Yes, Virginia…it Snows in Alabama…Even in December, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Yes, Virginia…it Snows in Alabama…Even in December By Beverly Hicks Burch Overnight we had a weather event here in Alabama…in other words it SNOWED!! Yes folks it does snow in Alabama, sometimes even in December. Most of our snow tends to hit after the first of the year and we’ve had big snows (4-8 inches)… Continue reading Yes, Virginia…it Snows in Alabama…Even in December, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Georgia, Photography, Plants, Spring, Weather

There are Signs…by Beverly Hicks Burch

There are Signs… By Beverly Hicks Burch I know I mentioned temperatures have been in the lower to mid 80’s the past few days. Keep is mind this is the South…wait just a minute and the weather can change…we live with a real mixed bag of weather tricks. Just two weeks ago a “potent” storm… Continue reading There are Signs…by Beverly Hicks Burch

Photography, Storms, Tall & Handsome, Tornado, Weather

Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair – Part 3, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair Part 3 By Beverly Hicks Burch Microburst. A pretty innocuous sounding word, isn’t it? It almost sounds like one of those little particles in a good face scrub that exfoliates you face of dead skin cells. “Our product contains thousands of little microburst that will slough off… Continue reading Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair – Part 3, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair, Part Two, By Beverly Hicks Burch

Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair Part Two By Beverly Hicks Burch If you missed Part One…you can catch it here… For years I was my family’s advanced warning system when it came to storms…in other words it took me a while to recover from the experience of Memorial Day Weekend 1973...the tornado… Continue reading Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair, Part Two, By Beverly Hicks Burch

Birmingham, Cerebral palsy, Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Gomez, Guntersville Lake, Khan, Lay Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Maryville, Smith Lake, Storms, Tennessee, Tornado, Townsend, Trekkers, Weather

Elephants on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair – Part One, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair Part One By Beverly Hicks Burch We all carry genetic markers in our DNA, the basic building block of who and what we are. One of the basic scientific uses of these markers is to use them in the study of inherited diseases, for example hemophilia. Another… Continue reading Elephants on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair – Part One, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Close Encounters of the Kansas Kind, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I grew up in Alabama. What most people don’t realize or associate with Alabama is inclement weather. Alabama the beautiful is a Gulf Coast state with white sandy beaches that are caressed by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The foothills of the Appalachian Mountain chain meanders into the northeastern part of the… Continue reading Close Encounters of the Kansas Kind, by Beverly Hicks Burch