A fact based tale of kinship and sorrow in the Okefenokee Swamp. Pride doesn't always cure all, as this story shows.
The title says it all! Plus a not-too- short tale as usual.
There are times in one's life which causes reflection on things past. And times in one's present, if the truth be told. This is one such example.
Many young men crave excitement and adventure. Some of them never get enough of it.
A short tale with a moral. People are funny and so are some creatures. We can learn much by studying both human and animal species. Simply my opinion, of course.
A place to chill, or get heated up about something or other. It's your choice!
A meeting of minds. Solving the problems of the world, or least we believe so. Feel free to ask us for the secret of happiness. We may not tell you though. But if you feel lucky....
A tale of a sadness and harsh memories. No one deserves such.
A bit of fun for those of you who can take a joke. For the rest of you people, you can run up in the alley and holler" FISH."
A short tale of the Old South. Small towns always have their secrets, but someone always remembers them. Con men--and women too--are sometimes remembered fondly by a few town residents.
A tale sort of. An excuse for gabbing also. For friends, foes, and others in between. It is all this and more. Feel free to join in and comment freely. You will find joy and sorrow both, I fear.
Boys grow into men. Not all of them learn the lessons of life correctly, but some cannot help but see life differently than others. The Deep South in the 60's.
Tips and photos on how to build a free-standing deer blind in the best location to bag a trophy buck.
All about the timber rattlesnake. How venomous, aggressive, endangered, and how to identify.
Snowbirds love Jekyll Island Campground because of the many activities offered in the area. Sports, history, great cuisine, and friendly folks make this one of the best Snowbird winter camping destinations for senior citizens.
The last slave ship landed illegally on Jekyll Island in 1858. A short tale of one of its surviving passengers, still living on the island owned by the most exclusive club in the world.
Savannah Georgia has always been a place of mystery and beauty. What better place for a tale of restless spirits and magic. Music is timeless and rife with memories, as you will soon see.
How to perform emergency RV repairs at the campsite. A/C repairs, as well as, roof, plumbing, electrical repair tips and troubleshooting are included in this article.
Article and photos about the earliest inhabitants of what is now the state of Georgia. Arrowheads and other projectile points and artifacts left behind are featured.
Was slavery in the Americas as bad as it has been historically portrayed? What other types of labor did slaves perform other than picking cotton on Georgia's huge antebellum plantations? This article examines some other common slave duties on some of the most famous early slave plantations in the...
A humorous guide to helping real men cope with the extreme stress and fright of Valentine's Day. Written as if Valentines equals beer and golf, things most men understand better than women.
A true tale of murder in the vast, and mysterious, Okefenokee Swamp located in southeastern Georgia. Its harsh environment invited not only hardy settlers, but those seeking asylum from the law.
The museum on the grounds of the Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon Georgia contains many artifacts from the Mississippian era of mound builders.
Step-by-step photos showing how to install Airstream wrap-around gravel guards on your travel trailer. FAQS about important phases of the gravel guard installation process on your camper trailer.
Piebald whitetail deer are rare and beautiful in much North America. Genetics, rarity, ancient Native American hunting outlook and more are covered in this article. Some original photos of a piebald deer shot by the author shortly before publishing this work.
Ocmulgee national Monument near Macon Georgia is a fine example of the Mississippian mound building culture from around 900 AD. Wonderful platform mounds and the oldest earth ceremonial council lodge in North America.Photos and history.
Repair and troubleshooting tips for the Polaris "65" and Polaris Turtle Vac-Sweep Pool vacuums. Easy to follow photo illustrated DIY instructions and where to obtain replacement parts. FAQs
Fully illustrated with tips and photos to help those who wish to remodel or repair older RVs and travel trailers.
The gentle gopher tortoise is a true living dinosaur. Still living in the same areas of Georgia for over 80 million years. Photos and other interesting facts about this threatened "keystone" creature.
Tips for how to troubleshoot, repair, or replace the power converter in an RV, camper travel trailer, or motorhome. FAQs and answers to common camper electrical problems.
A fascinating look at an island plantation operated by slaves and owned by several noted early Americans and Spanish operators. Full of historical events and interesting people who made the island more than just a cotton plantation.
Detailed information, with photos and helpful tips, on removing and replacing a power steering pump on a 2000 Dodge Durango. This is actually a common procedure for most Dodge 318 cubic-inch engines.
Describes how to remove and replace a power steering pump from a small Massey Ferguson tractor. Complete with step-by-step photos and tips for complete repairs.
Repair and maintenance info for the gray and black water tanks used on most RVs, motorhomes and travel trailers.
Photos and history of one of Pierce Butlers Georgia plantations near Darien. Fanny Kemble, famous British actress who married Butler's grandson and namesake, lived here a short time.
Showing the process required to rebuild Case 580 and other model backhoe hydraulic cylinders with step-by-step photos showing the complete procedure start to finish. FAQS and answers from a pro.
Why choosing a Coleman RV air conditioner is the easiest to install and the best AC for the money. Complete instructions and how-to photos for removal of the old AC and installation of a new Coleman RV rooftop air conditioner.
If the roof-mounted AC on your motor home isn't working right, here is how to troubleshoot it and decide whether to replace a $20 capacitor or the whole thing (plus, how to maintain it properly).
Is musical talent inherited? This article gives evidence that this may indeed be the case. A famous family of "old time fiddlers," the Rutland clan, is examined with music videos to prove the point.
Complete step-by-step, fully-illustrated article on how to install a Coleman RV rooftop air conditioner. Includes questions and a comment section for any problems you may encounter.
Maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair tips for absorption refrigerators that use electricity and LP gas in Airstream travel trailers and other RV's.
Your Airstream rooftop AC has seen its best days and you're ready to replace it with a new AC unit. Newer rooftop RV AC units are more efficient and do a better job of cooling your Airstream.
Learn how to make your own snake catcher at little to no cost. This method allows you to capture snakes without harming them or yourself. I've also included a video that shows me using a homemade catcher to snare a canebrake rattlesnake.
How to maintain and repair the roof-mounted Airstream RV air conditioner. Photos and comments included.
Step-by-step photos for replacing or installing a rooftop RV air conditioner in a camper, either in a motorhome, camper, or travel trailer. FAQS and a question and comment section for any problems.
Rooftop air conditioner maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs for campers, motorhomes, or any other RV.
Hot to maintain, repair and replace Airstream leveling jacks for ease of operation and longevity of the jacks themselves. Step-by-step replacement process with photos and a question section for any problems not addressed in the article.
How to make sure your motorhome or travel trailer is ready for another camping season. Suggestions for maintenance and repairs.
An electrical multimeter is an important tool for any RV camper owner to possess. This article tells how to use a multimeter to find shorts and test both 12 and 110 volt electrical systems in most RVs.
Jekyll Island's famous cottages built by America's richest families are featured in this article. Although referred to as "cottages" by their owners, most of these beautiful winter homes were built to be luxurious as well as comfortable. Photos and history blend well with this beautiful place.
When numerous mammals suddenly vanished around 13,000 years ago, so did most of the earliest Americans. Referred to by some archaeologists as "Clovis Man" because of an early find in Clovis NM, these remarkable hunters of the extinct megafauna seemed to vanish too.
The people who settled around the great Okefenokee and other southeastern Georgia swamps were a hardy lot. This article discusses those who lived their lives among the wilderness and dark waters of the swamps.
Tips for inspecting a used motorhome, travel trailer, or other type of RV before making a purchase. What to look for when comparing different RVs and things to avoid when making a purchase. Checklist included.
Written especially for those who are trying to decide between buying a travel trailer or a motorhome. This article gives the pros and cons of each type RV.
Especially for lovers of small campers and travel trailers. This article is intended to help owners of the smaller RVs repair and maintain these great little campers. Also links to more descriptive and illustrative RV repair articles.
How to choose the right hunting blind or stand for the money or for the best results. Where to place the hunting stand for the optimum chance of bagging that trophy buck.
Being comfortable while deer hunting is very important to the success of any hunter. Having a permanent tree stand will more than pay for its construction. Tips on how to choose the best spot and construction details included.
A simple how-to/instructions for cutting any size hole in a brick wall. Photos and advice are included in this article to help the novice do the job correctly.
Complete description of Case backhoe hydraulic cylinder repairs, rebuilding, and replacement, with step-by-step photos to guide you through the process.
Discussing the easiest and safest method of salt water angling for the boatless fishermen. Pier fishing has become a thing of the past, but it is still one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to spend time angling on our wonderful coastlines.
This is a Dutchman RV floor repair guide. I've included over 100 questions and answers for all types of motorhome or travel trailer floor repair procedures. Have a question? Ask away!
This article explains an RV's 110-volt AC and 12-volt DC electrical systems. Troubleshooting tips for finding and repairing electrical shorts and power converter problems.
Learn how to repair RV plumbing leaks with these step-by-step tips and photos. Easy DIY repairs for trailer or motorhome plumbing and fixtures.
How to repair an RV, camper trailer or motorhome roof. Emergency roof leak repairs and permanent RV roof repairs are addressed in this article.
Smoking meats in a traditional smokehouse is making a comeback. How to build and use your own.The wonderful flavor of real smoked hams and bacon can once more be discovered and enjoyed.
How to choose a dog for keeping snakes at bay for the security of you family and friends. This article examines suggested breeds and offers important reasons for having a snake dog.
In areas where these venomous reptiles present a danger to children and animals, and relocation is not feasible, killing them may be the only choice. Safe, effective, and humane means of quickly dispatching the snake are described.
A journey into a remote part of Georgia in search of a private Native American projectile point collection. Photos of arrowheads, spear points, pottery, pipes, etc.. Beautiful artifacts and tool also.
Basic and emergency RV repairs for RV owners who like to do their own repairs and maintenance. Also includes links to more fully illustrated articles that explain RV repair and maintenance.