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Archive for August, 2015

scattered but not forgotten

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Refugees from the
storm found new homes far from the
shores of destruction.

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#sundayread for Aug. 30, 2015

Sunday, August 30th, 2015
tea and book

Photo: Susana Fernandez (CC)

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dinner party achievement unlocked

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

The satisfaction
from a well-cooked gourmet meal,
but mostly fullness.

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proration 2015

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

It’s the second week
of school, and they’re already
out of chalk and milk.

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shop and chop

Friday, August 28th, 2015

The big dinner needs
sliced and diced vegetables and
meats at the ready.

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dare defend

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Fields of cotton, lush
forests, manmade lakes, kind hearts
in Alabama.

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jersey sore

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

The coach yells at the
team. The players run their drills.
Practice never ends.

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misanthropic awakening

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

The more you get to
know people, the more you want
to crawl back in bed.

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The Birmingham channel: An august showing

Monday, August 24th, 2015

A look at Birmingham in videos …

The City of Birmingham demolished the first of hundreds of abandoned houses, this one at 1917 Fulton Ave. SW in West End. From al.com.

Black Lives Matter-Birmingham tribute to Ferguson 1 year later. From Avee-Ashanti Shabazz.

Cycling across Birmingham in August. From Jeff McCord.

Highlights from Secret Stages 2015 downtown. From XXRK Films.

A look at Good People Brewing Company on Southside. From Elev8ed Photo.

Jessica in the fountain in front of the Birmingham Water Works in North Avondale. From JBEPhoto.

Drone footage over Birmingham at sunset. From Blu Sky Pix Aerial Imaging.

Music video for “Poison” from Nashville rock band Jet Black Alley Cat, shot on location at LightRails downtown in spring 2014. From Jason Berg.

Bluff Park United Methodist Church’s women’s ministry holds a forum in Hoover on human trafficking and domestic violence, featuring Birmingham Police deputy chief Henry Irby and Hoover Police Det. Ryan Smith. From Starnes Publishing.

Ranting at the Walmart parking lot in Eastwood (our vertical video of the week). From JazmyneLove Angel.

Music video for “Lullaby” from Birmingham artist Soloe tha Blackknight, featuring Queen. From Stanley Parrish.

Inside look at Lakeview restaurant BYOB Rocks. From NAVE Media USA.

Arguing with a cabbie (our other vertical video of the week). From JazmyneLove Angel.

Watching the Birmingham police. From DeffMind Film Production.

Kamtek unveils $530 million Birmingham expansion plans. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Birmingham band Slick Lilly performs in 2009 at WorkPlay in Lakeview. From Chad Pullins.

Massive haul from the Birmingham Record Show! A report from a Nashville visitor. From Rodger Coleman.

Touring the South, including the Barber Motorsports Museum in Leeds, plus Huntsville, Nashville and more. From Chris Lonsberry.

A profile of Rev. Thomas E. Gilmore, an icon of the civil rights movement and the first black sheriff of Greene County. From Roy Khalil.

Family night at Chick-Fil-A in Inverness. From Carron Bullard.

New York singer Max Schneider performs a cover of “Billie Jean” earlier this month at the Rare Martini in Lakeview. From jessicasanriox.

The Birmingham Blue Devils take on Triple Threat in June. From TwinSportsTV.

Singer-songwriter Christina Perri performs “The Lonely” earlier this month at Iron City on Southside. From Taylor Sanderson.

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the cost of fame

Monday, August 24th, 2015

He made a deal with
the devil, then acted shocked
at the devil’s scam.

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#sundayread for Aug. 23, 2015

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015
golden book

Photo: Bobby McKay (CC)

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a reasonable exit strategy

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Put down the empty
glass and slip out the back door
with hoarded brownies.

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the most awkward sales pitch ever

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

It comes with something …
let me ask my manager
and not call you back.

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chores, then domination

Friday, August 21st, 2015

I’ll be ready to
conquer the world as soon as
I wash the dishes.

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emoji nation

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

We started out with
Shakespeare and ended with a
suggestive eggplant.

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