Arizona, Francis Wilson, Grand Canyon, History, Photography, Railway Depot, Travel

Symbol of Days Gone By, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Today I want to share with you a picture and a little history of a time long gone from our history. The picture is of the Grand Canyon Train Depot and it just happens to be the first spot where this Southern gal met the Grand Canyon Village for the first time. I managed to… Continue reading Symbol of Days Gone By, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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9/11, Conspiracy Theories, Gomez, History, New York City, News, Passover, Pearl Harbor, Pentagon, Racial Profiling, September 11, Sjogren's Syndrome, Tall & Handsome, Terrorism, United 93, World Trade Towers

I Do Remember…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I Do Remember… By Beverly Hicks Burch The ringing of the phone jolted me out of my sleep that morning at a little passed 8:00 AM CST. On the other end was an agitated and alarmed male voice admonishing me, “Momma quick, turn on the TV. The World Trade Towers have been attacked!!” What?! How… Continue reading I Do Remember…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Cookie Road Trip – Connecticut, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Cookie Road Trip – Connecticut By Beverly Hicks Burch Our latest jaunt on the cookie trail takes us to one of my favorite regions of the USA – New England. Connecticut is called the Constitution State and has played an important and long part in the history of the United States. Some of the first… Continue reading Cookie Road Trip – Connecticut, by Beverly Hicks Burch

"American History", Arkansas, California, Current events, Earthquakes, Georgia, History, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, Watson

Shake, Rattle and Roll, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Shake, Rattle and Roll By Beverly Hicks Burch Yes, Virginia it can happen here too…East of the Rockies and the Continental Divide. No, I’m not talking about snow or smog or urban crawl or Tex-Mex food or even finding a good can of green chilies to add to you favorite dish. I’m talking about earthquakes.… Continue reading Shake, Rattle and Roll, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Alabama, Allman, Birmingham, Cades Cove, Cherokee Co., Don Imus, Family, genealogy, Hicks, History, Humor, Kindness, Lady Vols Basketball, Life, Maryville, NC, North Carolina, Rutgers Basketball, Tall & Handsome, Tennessee, Townsend, Walker

You Don’t Say, by Beverly Hicks Burch

You Don’t Say By Beverly Hicks Burch I am a hard sell. I don’t know if it’s the Scotch-Irish in me, or that teeny, tiny touch of Cherokee purported in my latest DNA test. It could even be the frugal German. Better yet, a throw back to the East Tennessee Mountain roots that run deep… Continue reading You Don’t Say, by Beverly Hicks Burch

"4th of July", "Alexis de Tocqueville", "American History", Child Welfare, History, USA

From the Outside Looking In, by Beverly Hicks Burch

From the Outside Looking In by Beverly Hicks Burch There is a little observation point called “from the outside looking in”…a second hand look or an objective opinion if you will. Being on the receiving end of this opinion can be uncomfortable at times, or it can be uplifting and helpful. In the 1830’s, the… Continue reading From the Outside Looking In, by Beverly Hicks Burch