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Wilson Park in Florence, Alabama

January 29, 2012

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This week’s Sunday Sign tells us a bit about the history of Woodrow Wilson Park in downtown Florence, Alabama. Wilson Park is about as pretty as small parks come…. If you haven’t been to Florence, Alabama you really must visit…… Humans, dogs, cats, birds….all are welcome…. The Sunday Sign is a weekly feature of The […]

Sunday Sign: Telluride Gondola

January 22, 2012

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It’s ski season, so this week’s Sunday Sign brings us a few fun facts about the Telluride Gondola, which is actually a free public transportation system, not a “ski lift.” It’s also 100% wind-powered. The Gondola connects the the towns of Telluride and Mountain Village.   More information on the Telluride Gondola The Sunday Sign […]

The Shirley Place

January 15, 2012

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The Shirley Place in Northport, Alabama is featured as this week’s Sunday Sign: Related Posts The Sunday Sign is a weekly feature of The Ben Franklin Follies.

The King Lives On

January 8, 2012

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This week’s Sunday Sign pays homage to Elvis: I bought this Speedway one-sheet on ebay back in 2000 and had it archive-mounted and framed. It cost me an arm-and-a-leg and it’s been a burden to move around the country, but I can’t bring myself to get rid of it. One of the first Sunday Sign […]

Buy Local, Eat Local

December 11, 2011

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Why not support your locally-owned businesses and merchants this holiday season? Buy American, whenever possible, and from locally-owned businesses if you have a choice. Whether you’re buying Christmas gifts for family and friends or food items for a holiday party, there’s almost always a local option. Support your community.   “Cheap” comes with a price. […]

Basilica of St. Louis

December 4, 2011

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On this Second Sunday of Advent I thought I’d feature the Basilica of St. Louis and the story of watchful waiting by a western Indian tribe in the first half of the 19th century. A delegation of four Indians from a tribe west of the Rocky Mountains came to St. Louis in the Fall of […]

Montrose, Colorado: Sunday Sign

November 27, 2011

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This week’s Sunday Sign gives a shout-out to lovely Montrose, Colorado.  I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Montrose a couple of times since my brother and his family moved there in 2008. Montrose is located in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, in the Uncompahgre Valley, in lands originally populated by the Ute Indians. White settlers […]