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What Legends are Made Of

–Guest blog by playwright Michael Wilhelm

There once was a farmer who found a monster turtle in his lake. The story of Gale Harris and his encounter with the Beast of ‘Busco is such a thing as fairy tales are made of, yet this is not a fable. 389 more words

2015-2016 Season

Plan now to see TURTLE SOUP!

In 1949, Gale Harris and some of his friends claimed to have caught glimpses of an enormous turtle in Fulks Lake, a small body of water on Harris’ farm. 142 more words

2015-2016 Season

The Court of Two Sisters

It’s the last night of our Amtrak vacation adventure, our last night in New Orleans and the last night we get to use a voucher for dinner. 723 more words


New Orleans, Louisiana: Commander's Palace

When doing our research for out trip to NOLA, Commander’s Palace popped up time and time again in the lists of places to eat in New Orleans so we made it our first dinner stop.   271 more words


I promised I would put up a post about my wedding and so here it is. I can’t quite believe it’s gone. The preparations seemed to be a never ending chain of research swiftly followed by disapproval, frustration and disappointment with the odd positive moment of relief. 1,737 more words

The Wedding

Snapping Turtles

I passed by a well and heard some turtles snapping in the bottom. Oh that just drives me nuts! The bottom of a well ain’t no place for turtles! 212 more words

Light Hearted