With age comes wisdom, and so now at double nickels I’m wearing a Bontrager Rally helmet when riding my bicycle. My inner 14-year-old screams “old man” and laughs. That’s fine. I’m at that age where I don’t mind the chuckle. I think back to the near-misses of riding my 10-speed around our town of 10,000 and am glad I made it through with nothing more than scratches and bruises.[Read more…] about The Gear: Bontrager Rally WaveCel Mountain Bike Helmet
Sedgefields Plantation is known as the “Home of Champions,” which is fitting considering the number of winners who have visited the famed Alabama hunting grounds. Depending on your preference for birds or football, you could choose from champion field trial bird dogs or Paul “Bear” Bryant, who guided the Alabama Crimson Tide to six national championships. Bryant loved bird dogs, quail hunting and Sedgefields, so his preferences might be mixed, as well.
Sedgefields is a hunting heaven. That sounds like hyperbole but is not. Owned by just three people in the last century, it has been managed extensively for wildlife and conservation. This does not exclude non-game animals, which are replete in the gorgeous hardwood forests, creek bottoms and planted or fallow fields of Sedgefields. On a sunny spring day you may hear turkeys gobble mid-afternoon as you’re casting for bass in the 10-acre lake while a cacophony of songbirds migrating through the southwest part of the state flitter about.[Read more…] about Sedgefields Plantation, Iconic Alabama Hunting Grounds for Decades, is for Sale