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    Celebrating in the Wundergarten: Shhh and secrets

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    “Shhh” in a Cullman County library was likely first heard in the home of Colonel John Cullmann, the county’s founder. The Colonel was known...

    Celebrating in the Wundergarten: Cultivate Cullman Agriplex

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    “WUNDERGARTEN,” the folktale, is set on an 1870s-era strawberry farm in Cullman County, Alabama. Today, the area’s most passionate advocate for farm heritage is...

    Celebrating in the Wundergarten: Cultivate Cullman ice cream

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    “Never ask a woman who is eating ice cream straight from the carton how she’s doing.” I LOVE WOMEN and one reason is because they...

    Celebrating in the Wundergarten: Cultivate Cullman Chowchow

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    The first rule of CULTIVATE CULLMAN CHOWCHOW is: DO NOT talk about how your chowchow recipe is the ultimate. There is no “BEST” recipe...

    Celebrating in the Wundergarten: 10 treks through the Tree Museum

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    Whether you are moseying around the “mirror lake,” waddling with the ducks, rumbling with the train, power walking or pussyfooting, here are: 10 TERRIFIC TREKS...

    Celebrating in the Wundergarten: An Owl Called David Hockney

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    Whooo, some readers are asking is David Hockney? In the TREE MUSEUM, the nationally accredited arboretum, at Sportsman Lake Park (Cullman County), David Hockney...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – The adult ABCs of trees

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    THE “F-WORD” of THE ADULT ABCs of TREES is, I’m not freakin’ joking—FOOD CHAIN. (Yes, I know, I KNOW…FOOD CHAIN is two words.) Last...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – The ABCs of trees

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    Having fun while learning at the Sportsman Lake Tree Museum is as easy as A-B-C. THE ABCs of TREES A is for APPLE TREES—Exploring the great...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – The Rock the South Rock...

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    Shane Quick is a “Home County Hero” of mine. The modern-day trinity of Frank Stitt, the James Beard Award-winning, celebrity chef/founder of Highlands Bar...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Grandfather Pine and Grandmother Magnolia

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    BRING YOUR GRANDMA to SEE “THE GRANDMOTHER MAGNOLIA” and BRING YOUR GRANDPA to see “THE GRANDFATHER PINE” at the Sportsman Lake Park TREE MUSEUM—FREE...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Forest bathing

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    SAVE YOUR WATER, SHOWER WITH A FRIEND and SAVE YOUR SANITY WITH FOREST BATHING! “Contrary to its name, Japanese FOREST BATHING, or ‘Shinrin-yoku,’ has nothing...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Col. Cullmann’s 200th birthday party

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    CULTIVATE CULLMAN: The Countywide Arts and Gardening Celebration is joining with the “sister city” group, “Friends of Frankweiler,” to salute Cullman County’s founder, Colonel...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Cultivate Cullman

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    CULTIVATE CULLMAN: The Countywide Arts & Gardening Celebration, which includes “Culinary Cullman” and musicians with Cullman County roots, grew from a seed of an...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – WED ‘EM@TheArboretum

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    WOULD YOU LIKE TO HAVE A “STORYBOOK WEDDING” in 2024 in Cullman County and not spend a giant sack of golden coins? Let your...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – SWEET TREAT ‘EM@TheArboretum

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    SWEET TREAT ‘EM@TheArboretum offers decades of summertime sweets from the 1870s time period of the folktale, “WUNDERGARTEN,” to the 2020s of today. I can’t...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – READ ‘EM@TheArboretum

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    READ ‘EM@TheArboretum became a regular thing for me just last summer. I was working with a large group of community volunteers, including many of...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – FEED ‘EM@TheArboretum

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    FEED ‘EM@TheArboretum became a thing when my fun friend, Felicia Roberts, invited five pals for a picnic this spring. The fine dining setting was...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – ‘Alabama is an Arboretum’

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    Dear Alabama Arboretum Ambassador, yes, that means YOU and all of us from Governor Ivey to the youngest child in our state who just...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Legendary mothers

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    While creating the mother character, Frau Ruehl, in the folktale “WUNDERGARTEN,” I didn’t have to look far for stellar examples. I was lucky to...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Arts in the Garden

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    ARTS IN THE GARDEN is a new way to enjoy the natural beauty of Sportsman Lake, the 70-year old,  Cullman County Parks and Recreation,...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Gardener roots

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    How do we thank those who have taken the raw, sandy soil of the Cullman countryside and turned it into an Eden? One hundred-fifty...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Weathering storms

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    “Every storm, no matter how big and strong, passes eventually. Just know and remember that your spirit is much bigger and stronger than any...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Alabama folktales

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    The collector’s edition of “WUNDERGARTEN,” the folktale I set in 1870s Colonial Cullman, was birthed this week. (Signed copies available at Leldon’s in the...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Osterfeuer (Easter bonfire)

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    Easter holidays in Colonial Cullman of the 1870s, the time of our folktale, “WUNDERGARTEN,” were celebrated as they were in Germany, the homeland of...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Cullman Erdbeerfest May 6

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    “Guten Morgen, Fritz, when are you and Frau Ruehl hosting the Erdbeerfest, this year?” I could imagine overhearing such an exchange this morning when...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Kuchengarten

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    KITCHEN GARDENS are a timely topic to explore as we move toward Easter Sunday and traditional Good Friday plowing and planting. In 1870s, Colonial...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Dear garden giant pretzels

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    What Cullman needs now is love, sweet love…and a DEAR GARDEN. This would be a gathering place embracing things we hold dear: tradition plus...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Real lavender cookies

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    CULLMAN GARDENS inspired the magical-but-real setting for the folktale, “WUNDERGARTEN.” Let me guide you to the specific spot up a gentle path through the...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Quilted pan-roasted vegetables

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    CULLMAN QUILTS inspired the art style I used to illustrate the folktale, “WUNDERGARTEN” (see the Cullman Quilts poster, available at Leldon’s in the Warehouse...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – The Cullman Dog

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    WILLKOMMEN!  Dear reader, did you grow up with Cullman’s “Legend of the Smiling Dachshund” sign? My tireless, hard-working parents told me the story one...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – rabbit stew

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    “If you were a real rabbit, I’d skin you and make rabbit stew!” This line is yelled in frustration by our hero, Fritz, in...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten

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    WILLKOMMEN, Y’ALL! Cooking is a form of storytelling. “WUNDERGARTEN,” the Brothers Grimm-like folktale I wrote and The Cullman Tribune is serializing in its Community...