How to Spend Christmas in Huntsville

Christmas in Huntsville

Santa, reindeer, light displays, and a lot of rocket-themed decorations — Christmas in Huntsville has just about everything but snow (usually)! Christmas in Huntsville is out of this world!  Continue reading


7 Things to Do in Montgomery, AL

Alabama State Capitol Building

Family outing! My brother was doing some training at Maxwell Air Force Base, and since he was now within three hours of us all, the whole family convened in Alabama’s capital city, and I of course dragged Kevin along. We barged into town with hardly a plan and what resulted was an eclectic mix of sites, so here are our seven things to do in Montgomery:  Continue reading

Discovering the Muscle Shoals Sound

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

This small northwest Alabama town was once a sought-after recording location for some of the world’s best-known musical artists looking to get a taste of the Muscle Shoals sound and the fame that comes with it. While the town may not be the “Hit Recording Capital of the World” as it was in the 60s and 70s, tourists and musicians alike still come from miles away for a little of that Muscle Shoals sound.  Continue reading