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    Jim Stafford's "swamp Witch" Song..

    I am a Florida Cracker. And I always thought this Swamp Witch song was composed for Florida. And I think Jim was a Cracker as well. 
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    1 Response Jul 15, 2011

    Southern Girl And Gator Fan!

    I know all about how to run a trot line, I've eaten swamp cabbage and can make the best "cat head" biscuits. I have hunted, and killed a bear once in North Ga. I fish and know how to cook greens. I am a classical flutist an was educated at the LSU School of music. My upbringing...
    G8rgal G8rgal
    41-45
    1 Response Jul 16, 2011

    Simple Pleasures

    As I was growing up on the west coast of Florida in Pinellas county, there were simple pleasures. You could go crabbing, but not anymore, there's houses there now. You could go cast netting, not any more there are condos there now. You drive up to the sea wall and fish maybe...
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    2 Responses Jul 19, 2011

    Florida Cracker

    I have been born and raised here in Florida. I cannot visualize me living any where else. The Yanks move down here for the weather then ***** about how hot or the storms that may slide though. They may not even like our way of living, like who twisted theirs arms to move here in...
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    Jul 9, 2011

    Swimming In The Caloosahatchee

    Swimming in the Caloosahaee River was one of the best times we had. It was our swimming pool. Everybody that lived in Ortona back in the 80's and before has had there own fun stories about going down to the river during summer vacation and swimming at the dock. I sure do miss it...
    mj218896 mj218896
    41-45
    Apr 19, 2012

    Jim Stafford's "Wildwood Weed" Song

    I think Jim composed this song in honor of Wildwood Florida, yep in Sumter County. I still think Jim was a Cracker like myself...  
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    1 Response Jul 15, 2011
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