Category Archives: Discoveries

Mary Armistead Bradford ~ Big Lake’s Own Link To The Star Spangled Banner

I’m one of those crazy people who like to wander through cemeteries. There’s just something about them that makes me feel so peaceful. To me, each person resting there has a story that should have been told. Winding trails, old towns, and empty ruins intrigue me. Each wall, each stone, has seen a millions stories …

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Otter Creek Park

It’s that time of the year again when all the upcoming Grads are having their Senior pictures taken. And this year, my youngest daughter falls into this category. Graduation pictures can get to be very expensive, so we decided to hire a friend of ours who is just getting her photography business started. Darian Cox from Monticello, …

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Autumn On Eagle Lake

The mind is a crazy thing. It’s funny how sights and smells trigger certain memories in your head and how totally vivid those memories are. At this time of year as the weather is getting cooler and crisper my mind conjures up the memories of Succoth in Israel. The sounds of the hammers hitting wood …

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What A Beautiful World It Is!

“You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry. Don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.”  Walter Hagen Since I lost my job in June I have had plenty of time to enjoy the things around me that I had previously just passed by. It has occurred to me that …

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