Category: Pictures

Helena Market Days

Helena Market Days

| August 10, 2013 @ 2:34 pm

If you’re looking for something fun to do, stop in at Helena Market Days, in its last month of operation for the summer. The annual farmer’s market that runs from June through August off Hwy 261 by Buck Creek in Helena has become a favorite of folks from throughout the Shelby Co. area. You won’t […]

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Moonbow!

Moonbow!

| June 23, 2013 @ 12:17 pm

Friend of the Blog Jenny Ellison and her husband made a special trip to Corbin, Kentucky this weekend for one specific purpose: to take photographs of moonbows. Moonbows, or lunar rainbows, are hard to capture. To do so requires a bright moon and a moisture source, like spray from a waterfall. Generally, the colors aren’t […]

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Twenty Years Ago Today…

Twenty Years Ago Today…

| March 12, 2013 @ 5:41 am

Alabama’s greatest snow storm on record… the Blizzard of 1993 started. From Friday afternoon, March 12, 1993, through Saturday morning, March 13, the snow came down in a remarkable way. Winds gusted to hurricane force on ridge tops, and convective snow was widespread complete with thunder and lightning. Birmingham’s official total was 13 inches, but […]

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