Martha with Robot

Between De Soto State Park and Fort Payne, Alabama

Found at “The Barnyard” on Highway 35 near Fort Payne….

Google Maps Location for The Barnyard….,%20AL%2035967&sll=34.429287,-85.6734848

The “straight on” shot from the road….


Martha with Spadaccini Gifts

Herbie Gets A Parking Ticket In Asheville

Herbie got a parking ticket on Lexington Avenue in Asheville.

The Love Bug:

Quarry Trail, De Soto State Park, Fort Payne, Alabama

An impromptu inuksuk is built on the way to the quarry that was worked by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s.

Martha is showing off her pig tail.


On the Quarry trail….

This was on the back of the door as you enter the park’s nature center.

Unclaimed Baggage Center, Scottsboro, Alabama

DeKalb Theatre, Fort Payne, Alabama – US Route 11

Sir Sandford Fleming, 1827-1915









Sir Sandford Fleming, who mapped the route for the intercolonial Railway and designed Canada’s first postage stamp.  He was also a proponent of the establishment of time zones.  This stamp was issued on 16 September 1977, for famous Canadians.

First Airmail Stamp of Bolivia

Issued in December 1924 to mark the establishment of a National Aviation School.  This is the lowest denomination in the issue of seven stamps.

Martha’s Camel Ride

Canadian Postage Stamps – The Peace Issue of 1946

After the end of the Second World War in 1945 Canada decided to replace the high values of the War Effort Issue with designs symbolic of the simple, peaceful and industrious life of Canada.

Page 105, Hansen’s Guidebook & Catalogue of Canadian Stamps, 1970.