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Archive for December, 2015

resolutions day 365

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Did we lose all the
weight and make all the money
and enrich our lives?

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ridesharing for fun and profit

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Amateur cabbies
hauled load after load of boors
and drunkards homeward.

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unfinished business

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

The new year cometh,
but my planner has a bunch
of to-dos to do.

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a coalition of the unwilling

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Across Bama, a
wide range of awful leaders
keep us from progress.

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#sundayread for Dec. 27, 2015

Sunday, December 27th, 2015
chill out with books

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My picks for #sundayread for Dec. 27, 2015, highlighting the year’s best reads:

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typhoons in dixie

Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Downpours without end.
Lightning, thundering, flooding.
Christmas underwater.

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hanlon’s haiku

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

Don’t attribute to
malice that which is explained
by stupidity.

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Merry Christmas!

Friday, December 25th, 2015

Video: Nick Offerman drinks whiskey by the fire for 45 hours.

Merry Christmas!

Enjoy this peaceful winter ritual during our balmy 77-degree day. Or watch this drone footage of holiday lights displays from across the state. Watch more Christmas videos from Birmingham.

Video: A Drone Before Christmas

the 2015th noel

Friday, December 25th, 2015

The angel did tweet,
was to certain poor shepherds
in fields as they sleep.

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baby, it’s warm outside

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

I really can’t stay
I’ve got to go away. This
evening has been … gross.

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adolescent holiday madness

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Waiting for Santa
is unbearable when you
want nothing but toys.

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vacation mode engaged

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

The body is in
the office, but the mind is
somewhere on Pluto.

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The Birmingham channel: Super deluxe Christmastime special 2015!

Monday, December 21st, 2015

A look at Birmingham in videos, focusing on the holidays …

Santa arrives at the Ronald McDonald House on Southside for the annual Christmas party with the Junior Board and Student Leadership Council. From Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama.

Deck the Regions Bank building. From Jeffery Foster.

Driving through Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland at the Birmingham Race Course. From Michelle Naugher.

Footmad’s annual Christmas dance on Dec. 12 at the Exceptional Foundation in Homewood. From Tom Gordon.

Naughty and Nice performs “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” at the Voices of the South “Harmony Through the Year” concert last week at Hoover’s Spain Park High School. From Dennis R. Jones.

Anonymous gives to the needy downtown as part of #OpSafeWinter. From Mad Anon 91.

Christmas lights in Crestline from 2014. From Andrewsenterprisesin’s channel.

The Birmingham Boys Choir performs “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” at the 37th annual Christmas concert earlier this month at Canterbury United Methodist Church in Mountain Brook. From Birmingham Boys Choir.

Tubas perform “Deck The Halls” in the lobby of the Alys Stephens Center. From Jay Burnham.

A time-lapse look at Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland. From Matt Glasscock.

Hula hooping with lessons at a stress relief clinic at UAB’s medical school. From Carron Bullard.

People really love filming Shadrack’s. From Dorvman George.

Christmas wishes from the Birmingham News. From Lee Conaway.

The First Presbyterian Church Handbell Choir performs “Carol of the Bells.” From SCP 4 MSU.

Birmingham Dance performs a routine set to “It’s Christmas Time” by Smokey Robinson at Central Park Baptist Church in Ensley. From Birmingham Dance.

Urban explorers pass out sleeping bags, gloves and hats to people in Atlanta and downtown Birmingham. From Decay is headed your way.

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tropical noel

Monday, December 21st, 2015

The flip-flops are hung
by the chimney with care. Cold
beers will soon be there.

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#sundayread for Dec. 20, 2015

Sunday, December 20th, 2015
reading at a bookstore table

Photo: Richard Walker (CC)

My picks for #sundayread for Dec. 20, 2015, highlighting the year’s best reads:

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