Weeks Bay Foundation: Fairhope, Alabama

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75 11 " x 14" prints on the way to the Bald Eagle Bash. These coordinate with the new T Shirt design. Appreciate the Weeks Bay Foundation for having confidence in me, Thank you. … [Read more...]

The new Eastern Shore Back Roads Map is done!

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Introducing the new "Eastern Shore Back Roads Map"! Available now at the Lyons Share in Fairhope, Alabama , The Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama and this website. This map is 11' x 14" smaller than my usual. It is very pretty. I have an illustration of the cover of "Goodnight Fairhope" on the map. I also have the Frog Pond in Silverhill, Alabama, Bon Secour Fisheries, the Joshua, Middle Bay Light, Downtown Fairhope, the Fairhope Yacht Club, a Fox Squirrel, Oak Street in Magnolia Springs, Oak Hollow Farm, Weeks Bay Plantation, the Grand Hotel, Trail Blazers, Weeks Bay Reserve, Punta Clara Kitchens, Clay City, LuLu's and more.....   … [Read more...]

A crowded Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival!

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Fairhope Alabama Annual Arts and Crafts Festival! Just to show how crazy busy it was, this is the center of town, Fairhope Avenue and Section Street.   … [Read more...]

Goodnight Fairhope!

Goodnight Fairhope Book Signing

  I enjoyed signing copies of "Goodnight Fairhope" at the Page and Palette Book Store this weekend. The annual Fairhope "Arts and Crafts Festival" had a rainy start on Friday but came on strong Saturday and Sunday. It looked like everyone was buying something! … [Read more...]

New Dauphin Island Map goes to the printer!

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I'm happy to let everyone know that the 2014 Dauphin Island Map has finally been put to bed, after a flurry of last minute revisions and additions! Did you know that Dauphin Island was known by early explorers as "Massacre Island"? in fact, the history of Dauphin Island is quite remarkable. To whet your appetite, I've included the most interesting history facts on the 2014 Dauphin Island Map. Dauphin Island is a true barrier island. It is completely surrounded by Gulf and Bay waters. It is connected to land by one very tall bridge. The island climate provides a home to tropical plants, birds, and sea creatures galore. Long-time Dauphin Island residents have always known it's a paradise. But many of them maintain a laid-back, low-key lifestyle. I don't think they have any intentions of advertising this paradise to the whole world. I discovered a lot about the unique environment of Dauphin Island, Mobile Bay, and the Gulf of Mexico when I visited the Dauphin Island Sea Lab and … [Read more...]

Read Tamara’s recent article in Press Register

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The Mobile-Tensaw Delta Map Prints are now available.

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The first run of prints was completed on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. The full-color lithograph prints measure 17 x 26 1/2 finished size and are available for purchase and framing at Lyons Share, in Downtown Fairhope. Prints are also available for purchase online. I will be signing prints during the Christmas Open House, Sunday, Nov. 24, 1:00-5:00 PM at Lyons Share. … [Read more...]

Mobile Yacht Club

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Pleasure Bay

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Alabama Map 1802

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This map, by Nathan H. Glick, shows the land of the Georgia cession, Indian lands ceded to the United States in 1802. Present-day Mobile County and Baldwin County, including Mobile Bay, were still not a part of the United States. At that time this area was still part of Spanish West Florida. … [Read more...]