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Tag: March 2013

Ask McGehee: Was there ever a fort at Spanish Fort?

The Baldwin County community draws its name from an actual fort, which was built by Spanish troops in a classic European design in 1780. It was planned...

Catching Alligators

I learned about catching alligators from my neighbor, Butch Dobson. His camp looks like a mobile home jacked up onto pilings, but upon close inspection, ...

BBQ & Blues Cook-Off, 03/16/13

Photos courtesy of South Baldwin Chamber Foundation

A True Man of Letters

How do you find the universal in the particular?” asks Mobile Bay-area wordsmith Roy Hoffman while  we enjoy a relaxing lunch on the Causeway. In fact, the...

Gray Matter

1) A  foliage-inspired throw pillow effortlessly incorporates the popular tone into any room. ATCHISON HOME   2) A silver-shaded lamp evokes a modern...

Palms Spring

I’ve visited lots of tree farms: Christmas trees in Virginia, pines around Alabama, maples near Auburn. The last thing I expected in Mobile County was a...

Hot List: Best in Show

Music Malagafest 2013 March 23 - 24 • Malaga Inn, 359 Church St. What better way to begin the spring music season than with this...

Aqua Culture

Melissa and Michael Spellmeyer always hoped someday they would wind up with a house on the water. The couple, along with their two sons, Lawrence, 12, and Alex, 9,...

Snippets from Southern Pages

From the Foreword by Walter Edgar And it is Sledge’s love of books, his passion for the written word, that is evident in his own...

Gardeners’ Party

It’s not every day that gardening enthusiasts are able to view more than 300, 000 square feet full of beautiful blossoms. The Festival of Flowers, now in...

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