I've been knighted. Sort of. I'm not worthy, I'm not worthy!
Northern Alabama has some of everything. The Paint Rock Valley is, uh, extremely traditional. Just a few miles west is Huntsville and the Redstone Arsenal. A lot of great music was recorded in Muscle Shoals. And if you like hunting, fishing and caving you'll stay busy.
Best of all, there's a big honkin' three unit nuclear power plant at Browns Ferry.