Sylvan Springs Travel Guide

  • Sylvan Springs
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  • Sylvan Springs
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  • Sylvan Springs
    by RhondaRuth

Sylvan Springs Local Customs

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    by RhondaRuth Updated Jan 18, 2005

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    Like everywhere I've ever been, gardeners love to share what they grow when they have plenty. I grew lots of tomatoes & summer squash and would share with a friend who had no garden space. And I find it's like this most everywhere I've been when someone is lucky enough to have space for a garden. Bill even likes to share in the "weed picking" ... it's like theropy he says.
    Ha, I've picked plenty of weeds.

    Having a garden is what I miss more than anything since we've been renting. Hopefully, that will change someday soon.

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Sylvan Springs Warnings and Dangers

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    by RhondaRuth Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Have a place like a "storm shelter" to go to and learn what the signals are so that you know what they mean and what to do.

    Altho, it 's a quiet community, like any place else, it has it's dangers. Just beware of your surroundings and what procedures to follow when an emergency arises.

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Sylvan Springs Tourist Traps

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    Who me?

    by RhondaRuth Updated May 1, 2003

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    If you're found raiding the birdfeeders there'll be a trap set just for you ...

    You're going to get caught!

    Don't worry, this guy was caught in a LIVE trap, as you see, and he was released miles from here to start a new life!

    Unique Suggestions: Relax and eat the treat (and the bowl it's in) while you're waiting to be found in the morning.

    Fun Alternatives: Don't worry, we'll find you a good home up in the hills!

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Sylvan Springs Off The Beaten Path

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    Just up the road.

    by RhondaRuth Updated Apr 4, 2011

    It's a small town community. Laid back, quiet and a good place to raise a family just outside of Birmingham.

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Sylvan Springs Favorites

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    by RhondaRuth Written May 1, 2003

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    Favorite thing: Those wonderful Southern meals are at the top of the list along with good conversation with terrific people. First time we all met (other than Ruth & I online) and it was like we've known each other for years.

    Fondest memory: The roses, home cook southern meals, sitting with our feet up on the porch, trying to catch a picture of the birds at the feeders (which I never did get), and making new good friends that I hope will last a lifetime!

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