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The Point Clear Library

ABOVE Established in 1920, the diminutive Point Clear Library was born out of a reading circle run by a Mrs....

I'llNeeda

Even a remote community such as Point Clear had its share of transients. Sometimes they arrived on bicycles, sometimes on foot with tall backpacks. They typically had good...

Major’s Creek

With Gulf Shores, Mobile Bay and the Mobile-Tensaw Delta in our own backyard, there’s no end to the adventures...

Batter Up!

When there are only nine boys in your high school class, sports are not always optional. My friend Archie approached me one day during lunch period. ...

The Necklace

Here in the South, many boys consider killing their first deer a necessary step toward manhood. And, oftentimes, ...

The Big Ride

Immediately after college, I returned home to live with my parents again in Point Clear. I didn’t have a detailed life plan, but I knew I wanted...

Dove Hunting

In Point Clear, the first sign that waterfront activities are over is the sound of doves cooing and fluttering in the tree limbs. I take more notice of...

The Chiquimula

ABOVE Watt’s grandfather, Hobart Key Jr., left this set of antique checkers along with the incredible story of the...

Shrimping

A Mobile-made Stauter boat has long served as the vessel of choice for father-son fishing expeditions for the Key men. ...

Gone to Texas

As a youngster, I couldn’t even imagine what other people did in summer without Mobile Bay to entertain them. I assumed they were all in a holding pattern...

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