True confessions

I have a confession to make. A confession that, when I speak the horrible words, may shock you to the very core. A confession that should probably never pass the lips of any self-respecting Southern gal. Here it goes. On the eve of college football season, I say these words: I don’t care who wins….

From Garden to Glass — The Ideal Southern Cocktail

The ideal Southern summer cocktail? Undoubtedly it is the gin and tonic. So cool. So refreshing. So restorative. And it doesn’t hurt that it might keep the mosquitos from carrying you away too. The ideal Southern summer cocktail? Undoubtedly it is the gin and tonic. So cool. So refreshing. So restorative. And it doesn’t hurt…

Damn the Torpedos — Fort Morgan Ahead

“Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!” That’s usually what I’m thinking by the time I get everything packed and point the car south to one of my favorited destinations on the Alabama coast — Fort Morgan. A beach community just west of Gulf Shores on Mobile Point, Fort Morgan is a little slower paced, more…