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Gibson County Tennessee

Gibson County, Tennessee is the location I chose for the Kinsman Redeemer series. Annabelle’s Ruth, the first book in that series, takes place almost entirely in Gibson County–specifically–Trenton, Tennessee. 526 more words

Betty Thomason Owens

Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross and A Great American Land Grab

I was intrigued by this book as I have read a number of Andrew Jackson biographies and a few books about the Cherokee “Trail of Tears”. 208 more words

Leadership

Family Myths: More Ancestry

I realize there were a couple of you who started following my blog out of a shared interest in ancestry, and just as soon as you hit that follow button, I managed to hop down every other crazy blogging bunny trail except anything resembling family trees.   1,303 more words

Me

King of the wild vocabulary

Davy Crockett:

There is times that come upon us like a whirlwind and an airthquake; they are come like a catamount on the full jump! We are called upon to show our grit like a chain lightning agin a pine log, to exterminate, mollify and calumniate the foe … Pierce the heart of the enemy as you would a feller that spit in yer face, knocked down your wife, burnt up your horses and called your dog a skunk!

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Art And Design

Davy Crockett's Explorer Canoes ~ Disneyland

As I have mentioned before I have been visiting Disneyland for close to 30 years.  Believe it or not, but there are still some things that I have yet to discover or try.  360 more words

Spoonie

Quote of the Day

Throughout the day no time for memorandums now. Go ahead! Liberty and independence forever.

—Davy Crockett

History

VIDEO: Obama Breaks Into Song After Taking Question From Davy Crockett

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CBSDC/AP) — President Barack Obama had a light-hearted moment during a town hall meeting in Nashville on Wednesday.

Obama broke into song after taking a question from a man in the audience named Davy Crockett. 206 more words

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