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Travel Tales: Bayou la Batre

  Bayou la Batre clearly has French influence. The name means “Bayou of the Battery”, because the French constructed an artillery battery there in the late 1700s. So when I drove over to explore the fishing town, I was surprised to see an Asian grocery store. When I stopped to photograph commercial fishing vessels, I…

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Colors of Dauphin Island

Wednesday is the day for playing, exploring, shopping, and laundry. Yesterday’s play included finally photographing colorful houses on the island. What a gorgeous palette! I found some fabric in my stash that matches perfectly. I had bought a set of 5 inch charm squares that are perfect for a Dauphin Island inspired quilt. Yesterday I…