Tag Archives: Clay County

Lions and Tigers and Bears…Well Bears, at least!

By Vaughn Samuels As a kid, I can remember watching shows like “Grizzly Adams” where an American hero built a cabin in the mountains, lived off the land, and made friends with a California Grizzly he named after Benjamin Franklin.  And with the failsafe recipe of History-sprinkled-with-Hollywood, it didn’t seem all that far-fetched that a […]

What Clay County Means To Me

By Vaughn Samuels “How much longer till we get to Grandmother’s house?” That was the mantra bellowed from the backseat in the earliest years of my childhood, whenever we made the drive to Clay County, Alabama, on our annual pilgrimage to my parents’ home place.  Years earlier, they had moved out of state and settled […]