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Tuesday, 13 June 2017 – Reading all of Bill Geist’s Way Off the Road

Way Off the Road – Discovering the Peculiar Charms of Small-Town America by Bill Geist Broadway Books Copyright 2007 236 pages Orange Beach, Alabama Monday we made it over to the Orange Beach Public Library. I hadn’t been in a … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading… The Mobile Press-Register on Traffic @ Orange Beach

“Gov. Bentley: Link Beach Express to Interstate 65” by George Talbot Mobile Press-Register July 17, 2013 pages 1A & 11A http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/07/gov_bentley_extend_beach_expre.html and “Mayor Demands Traffic Fix” by Marc D. Anderson Mobile Press-Register July 17, 2013 page 11A http://blog.al.com/live/2013/07/orange_beach_brings_blistering.html One of … Continue reading

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Scenes from Orange Beach, Alabama – Summer 2012 – #3 – I’m Going to the Hot Tub to Get Clean

Bad behavior was the norm here at the beach last week. Here are a few lowlights… 1) As noted, last week was the Hangout Music Festival. They actually had a few acts that I knew – the Dave Matthews Band, … Continue reading

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Scenes from Orange Beach, Alabama – Summer 2012 – #1 – The Start of the Summer Season

We’re lucky enough to spend some time at the beach this summer. A lot of people come out here to take their vacations and “let their hair down” for a week or so. I thought that it would be fun … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Doc’s Seafood Shack & Oyster Bar, Orange Beach, Alabama

Restaurant Review: Doc’s Seafood Shack & Oyster Bar 26029 Canal Road  Orange Beach, AL 36561 (There is a second location in Gulf Shores) http://www.docsseafoodshack.com/ Summary – Doc’s is a charming, “dive” that offers great fried food. It’s not fancy, but … Continue reading

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Update on The Girls – 2012 – #16 – Mommy Stinks!

We had a lively weekend with The Girls out at Orange Beach, Alabama. Here are a few highlights…   Saturday, we felt that The Girls needed a break, so we took them over to the Kids Park at the Orange Beach … Continue reading

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Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade – Orange Beach, Alabama (February 21, 2012)

Fat Tuesday in Orange Beach This was it, Fat Tuesday. People began arriving hours before the 2:00 p.m. parade and many brought smokers, food, and footballs. I saw one bunch with a Rebel flag that had an upside down picture … Continue reading

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