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National Cotton Candy Day 2017

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National Cotton Candy Day 2017 Today is National Cotton Candy Day! Just whispering the words releases the thoughts of sugary fairy dust floating like a cloud through the sky. Cotton candy when first invented was a magical treat beyond the reach of many due to its intensive labor cost. Brief History Cotton Candy was once too expensive for the average household. This magical treat was reserved for the super-rich until modern machinery technology provided access for the masses. Today, the average person can taste this sweet confection at fairs, carnivals, festivals, and at home. Who Invented Cotton Candy? The origin of cotton candy is still debated today. Some sources trace its creation to a form of spun sugar found in Europe in the 19th century. Others suggest it originated in Italy as early as the 15th century. Whose Creation...

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Filmmaker’s Natural Paradise: Jackson County Fl

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Aminatta Forna Quote, Bellamy Bridge Florida, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, Carolyn M. Bowen Cross-Ties Book, Dale Cox Author, FL Movie Locations, Florida Writers, Jackson County Florida, Marianna FL, Movie Locations, Nature's Paradise, Roadtrips R Us, The Ghost of Bellamy Bridge, Travel, Travel & Food Blog | Comments Off on Filmmaker’s Natural Paradise: Jackson County Fl

Quote for Today: “If you want to know a country, read its writers.” Aminatta Forna There is just something about the County seat of Marianna, Florida that draws writers and filmmakers to the beautiful landscapes of Jackson County. The area is known for it’s rich heritage with over thirty antebellum homes, many in downtown Marianna, pristine natural beauty showcased in Blue Springs, a first magnitude spring that flows at an average rate of 76 million gallons of water a day, The Florida Caverns State Park, Merritt’s Mill Pond, Chipola River and other classic sites.   While a captivating place to visit off the beaten path, the county has it’s own stories some beautiful while others are tragic. Yet, all take place in a natural “paradise” with it’s scenic locations and small town atmosphere. Many of these stories have been...

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