Alabama, Day Lilies, Flowers, Horticulture, Lovelady, Photography, Picture of the Day

Bright Spots, by Beverly Hicks Burch

No matter when, no matter where, day lilies always lift my spirits. Over the years I’ve had so many special people divide theirs and share abundantly with me. My sweet little Loveladys who lived next door to me for years had what I call the “roadside day lily”…that perennial bright orange beauty that proliferates along… Continue reading Bright Spots, by Beverly Hicks Burch

ABC 33/40, Alabama, Container Gardening, Gardening, Gardening Tips, Herbs, Hobbies, Horticulture, James Spann, Lovelady, Peppers, Photography, Plants, Weather

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

Backyards, Coreopsis, Gardening, Herbs, Horticulture, Iris, Lovelady, McGee, My Tennesse Heritage, Photography, Plants

A Day in the Sun, by Beverly Hicks Burch

A Day in the Sun By Beverly Hicks Burch My granddaddy McGee could make a stick grow. To say he had a green thumb was an understatement. It seems he got his green thumb from his Momma, Rebecca Shaffer McGee of Lawrence County, Tennessee. Now, where her green thumb came from I’d be hard press… Continue reading A Day in the Sun, by Beverly Hicks Burch

1973 Brent Alabama Tornado, Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham AL Tornado April 1998 Video, Birmingham Alabama Tornado April 1998, Guin, James Spann, Jefferson County, Lovelady, Southerners, Storms, Tall & Handsome, Tornado, Weather

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

Alabama, Allman, Boone, Death & Burial Customs, Dunn, Family, genealogy, Hicks, Lovelady, Maryville, Mexican Day of the Dead, Spanish American Veteran, Tall & Handsome, Tennessee, TN, Townsend, Walker

Family Plots, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Family Plots By Beverly Hicks Burch This past weekend I did something I’ve wanted to do since I moved back to East Tennessee two years ago, and that is document some of the grave sites of my ancestors for my genealogy files. Sounds morbid, doesn’t it? Well, it really isn’t. Gravemarkers, headstones or tombstones as… Continue reading Family Plots, by Beverly Hicks Burch