Showing posts by: Sarah Lena

Fun as Folk: Huntsville’s Cigar Box Guitar Festival

Fun as Folk: Huntsville’s Cigar Box Guitar Festival

By Sarah Lena   I’ve spent most of my life around singers and songwriters, as the daughter of a lead singer in a band. Although my father was employed through a major aerospace firm, his favorite hobby is – as he calls it – pickin’ and grinnin’, which meant there were at least two guitars […]

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Totally Free, Totally Fun: The Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt

Totally Free, Totally Fun: The Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt

By Sarah Brown   As someone who has lived in Huntsville for most of my adult life, I’m kind of a professional at finding fun, free things to do. There are a lot of reasons for this, and they range from my days as a financially destitute young-adult to my current days as a parent […]

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All the world’s a stage – and Huntsville has many to choose from!

All the world’s a stage – and Huntsville has many to choose from!

  First, let me mount my soapbox: although I work in an engineering-centered industry, I am a HUGE advocate for the arts. In fact, I often coach high school students as well as college interns that the arts have an INTEGRAL part in the technical world. You’ll often hear the term STEM used, especially in […]

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It doesn’t take rocket science to enjoy the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

It doesn’t take rocket science to enjoy the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Attraction Pro-Tips Series: Each month, we’ll bring you our tips for visitors for navigating and exploring Huntsville/Madison County attractions.   I’m as close to a local as you can get in Huntsville, having moved here in 1990. Although I’ve been a long-time space geek, I figured it would be limited to me and my lonesome […]

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