Posted by mountainmelody On 12/31/2010 07:51:00 AM 0 comments
I'm still recovering from 2010...here's to a better year ahead in 2011!
Posted by mountainmelody On 12/28/2010 08:20:00 PM 0 comments
Don't look now, but Jesus is coming back in 1843. You heard it here first, folks.

:(

Posted by mountainmelody On 12/26/2010 11:08:00 AM 0 comments
Two inches of snow are on the ground at my house--the first white Christmas in almost 100 years. But I'm not there!

Merry Christmas!

Posted by mountainmelody On 12/25/2010 10:08:00 AM 0 comments

random Christmas trivia

Posted by mountainmelody On 12/24/2010 02:46:00 PM 0 comments
Baptists of the eighteenth century viewed Christmas as "worldly and popish."

Alabama was the first US state to officially recognize Christmas as a holiday. It did so in 1819.
Posted by mountainmelody On 12/22/2010 09:01:00 PM 1 comments
This year I'm looking for my first white Christmas!!!

the Christmas story

Posted by mountainmelody On 12/22/2010 09:32:00 AM 0 comments

trying to better understand this interesting place I live...

Posted by mountainmelody On 12/17/2010 07:41:00 PM 3 comments
...by reading this book and watching this video.






from around 1910

Posted by mountainmelody On 12/16/2010 06:32:00 PM 0 comments
“Birmingham with her congestion of wealth devoted to selfish and worldly purposes presents a situation that should appeal to the heart of every true Christian.”

from 1923

Posted by mountainmelody On 12/15/2010 05:51:00 PM 0 comments
"In another generation I believe that liquor ill have disappeared not merely from our politics, but from our memories."

from 1921

Posted by mountainmelody On 12/14/2010 06:48:00 PM 0 comments
Women’s gifts to charity:
$3,204.45
7 pairs shoes
1 bed
1 suit furniture
1 sewing machine
63 chickens
1 quilt

from 1919

Posted by mountainmelody On 12/13/2010 06:39:00 PM 0 comments
Watch out, world. I've been back in the archives again, digging up crazy old stuff like this. Okay, so this isn't technically part of my research project, but it's just too good not to share!

Alabama snowfall

Posted by mountainmelody On 12/12/2010 02:17:00 PM 0 comments

video

Don't laugh...it's real snow.

Posted by mountainmelody On 12/10/2010 09:42:00 PM 1 comments
Some day I would like to go to a Christmas market in Europe. Beautiful....but freezing cold, I'm afraid. Nice to visit but not to stay!
Posted by mountainmelody On 12/06/2010 07:30:00 PM 0 comments
How fat is America?
Posted by mountainmelody On 12/03/2010 07:27:00 PM 0 comments

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