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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


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


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


Quote of the Day

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

—Davy Crockett


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