What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

Today is the last day of the year.  2016 is now behind us.  What a year it has been!!  Wow!!  I couldn't even begin to put into words how much went down for me in 2016.  There was some incredible highs and some VERY low lows, but I am thankfully able to say that I … Continue reading What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

Boxing Day

The day after Christmas.  I often say how depressing this day is for me. On my Timehop today there were so many past posts about how much I hate the day after Christmas cuz it just seems so void to me. It's like all the hype and excitement is just over.  Someone said to me … Continue reading Boxing Day


Merry Christmas everyone!  I would love to say Merry Christmas to my many readers and followers, but ALAS I don't have very many.  But for anyone who happens to come across this article today, no matter who you are or what you believe, I pray nothing but good will to you and yours today as … Continue reading MERRY CHRISTMAS

Christmas Eve Words from Reader’s Digest

I recently discovered Reader's Digest.  Well I shouldn't say discovered.  I have always known of it, but I had never purchased one until recently. This most recent issue had a lot of Christmas and holiday happies as I call them written in.  There was an article about a 5 month Old's letter to Santa.  HILARIOUS. … Continue reading Christmas Eve Words from Reader’s Digest

My People Fund – DollyWood Foundation

I have been posting a lot about Gatlinburg and what has happened in Tennessee and across the South with wildfires.  For several reasons.  One and mainly because I love the south and I love these places.  Also because I want to keep it fresh on people's minds since the media isn't covering it as much … Continue reading My People Fund – DollyWood Foundation

Smoky Mountain Memories – Dedicated to the People of East Tennessee

I am not from Tennessee. However, I have visited there MANY times. I love the state so much! When I was in high school we would attend the Extreme conference in Gatlinburg every winter. I haven't been to visit in recent years, but it doesn't take away the special place that East Tennessee hold in … Continue reading Smoky Mountain Memories – Dedicated to the People of East Tennessee

National Media & Gatlinburg

I have to say I am frustrated and saddened by the lack of coverage in the national news about what has been going on in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Just because it doesn't involve terrorism or politics it is STILL a devastating tragedy just like those things are. Thousands of people lost everything. People … Continue reading National Media & Gatlinburg

Welcome December

Today is December first.  I am in my hometown in Alabama enjoying some family, food, and cooler weather. For many people this is the time that the Christmas season begins. For me it always begins in November.  That's the fun of working in a theme park.  You get two months of Christmas versus just one … Continue reading Welcome December