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#sundayread for December 31, 2017

Sunday, December 31st, 2017
reading on the bed

Photo: Marina Cuk (CC)

Part 2: My picks for #sundayread for December 31, 2017, highlighting the year’s best reads:

All my #sundayread picks for 2017. And visit Part 1 from Dec. 24.

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the final score

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

Was it a year of
missed opportunities or
big life-changing moves?

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middle option freestyling

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Thanks, Fort Lauderdale,
and I’ll take you up for the
day at your house or

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the fluidity of the moment

Friday, December 29th, 2017

Time marches to its
own mysterious beat:
tick, pause pause pause, tock.

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describe 2017

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Kleptocracy. Sex
monsters. Women’s movement. And
Russian collusion.

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the re-wrappening

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Gifts that were almost
good enough headed to those
houses less worthy.

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The Birmingham channel: The great Alabama whiteout

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Talking with conservative voters at Urban Standard downtown before the special Senate election with political consultant Frank Luntz. From Vice News.

The November inauguration of Birmingham mayor Randall Woodfin. From All God Buddy.

Jonathan Nelson, general manager for the Birmingham Barons, on the new uniforms. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Glimpses of snow earlier this month. From Big Phil the Director.

Drone footage of the snow at Railroad Park downtown. From al.com.

Driving in snow. From Colby Hooper.

Falling snow (our vertical video of the week). From Panorama Computer Services.

More driving in snow. From Jose Aranda.

Peeking at the blizzard from the front door (our other vertical video of the week). From Beauty She Is Me TV TM.

Driving on Rock Creek Road in Sylvan Springs. From Pbmack36.

First time to experience snow. From Sun Hat Kae.

More snowy drone footage. From Jolly Comet.

Snow in the park. From Vladimir Fuerte.

Checking out the snow from the great indoors. From Justin Vines.

Snow report from downtown. From Audra Hart.

Even more driving through the snow. From Ben Chapman.

Sledders, geese and more around town. From Live Storms Media.

Reporting on the record snowfall earlier this month. From Kikuyu Diaspora Television USA.

Even more drone footage of a neighborhood covered in snow. From Jody Wolfe.

Promo for Momentum Telecom in Crestwood South. From United for Life Foundation.

Highlights from November’s Big Pitch competition at the Negro Southern League Museum downtown. From All God Buddy.

Highlight reel for Clay-Chalkville senior defensive end Kendall Smith. From Street Light Recruiting.

Gadsden’s Back Forty Beer Company to anchor the Sloss Docks Warehouse redevelopment project in Central City. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Drone footage of Vulcan. From Ulyses Almanza.

Dawn Burke to speak at the December meeting of the Birmingham Society for Human Resource Management at the Club. From United for Life Foundation.

Snow in 1960 in Center Point. From Brian Coshatt.

Birmingham rock band Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires performs in August at WFMU Monty Hall in Jersey City. From WFMU.

Drone footage of downtown. From James – BeBop.

R&B group June’s Diary performs in November at Legacy Arena downtown. From Jerrica Wiley.

Shout out for Saw’s Soul Kitchen in Avondale. From the Fashioneer by Patrick T. Cooper.

St. Louis blues-folk musician Pokey Lafarge performs earlier this month at Saturn in Avondale. From Jonas Jacobs.

Promo for Shipt downtown. From United for Life Foundation.

Orlando rock band Alter Bridge performs “Open Your Eyes” in November at Iron City on Southside. From Eddie Harper.

UAB senior Forrest Satterfield speaks at the University Innovation Fellows Silicon Valley Meetup in November at Google in Mountain View, Calif. From University Innovation Fellows.

The self-rocking baby (our other other vertical video of the week). From Ron Terry.

Tonja at St. Vincent’s Health System reflects on her work. From Robert Fish.

Promo for His Grace Is Sufficient church in Oxmoor. From Nash Films/Chris Lewis.

Alt-rock band Ween performs in 2000 at the Five Points South Music Hall. From the Stallion Mang.

A proposal at the New Found Glory concert earlier this month at Saturn in Avondale. From Aaron Prisock.

Promo for HospiceLink downtown. From United for Life Foundation.

Brian Hilson, president and CEO of the Birmingham Business Alliance, discusses economic development. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Yogis Kim Drye and Becca Impello discuss HereNowYoga training. From HereNow Yoga.

Let ‘er rip (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Large Marge.

Entering Lightrails (our final vertical video of the week). From Fly Star Media.

Leaving the hotel room. From the Fashioneer by Patrick T. Cooper.

Presiding elder Albert Hyche and Ida Tyree-Hyche address the South Birmingham Huntsville Bessemer District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. From Jiwann Dixon.

Highlight reel for Bessemer City senior quarterback Jason Foster Jr. From Street Light Recruiting.

Driving by downtown. From Get Off the Grid Guy.

Someone’s not happy with their Subway sandwich. From Pat Locsta.

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in anticipation of being all grown up

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

She would dream of get-
ting older, filling out her
curves, dating, driving.

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Merry Christmas!

Monday, December 25th, 2017

Merry Christmas!

Enjoy this holiday tale of mischief from Tiffany Robinson and Arc Stories.

Video: “Holiday Horror” from “Stories from the Stage”

the unselfish season

Monday, December 25th, 2017

Dare we remember
the reason for the season,
thinking of others.

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#sundayread for December 24, 2017

Sunday, December 24th, 2017
Christmas books

Photo: Benjamin (CC)

Part 1: My picks for #sundayread for December 24, 2017, highlighting the year’s best reads:

All my #sundayread picks for 2017. And look for Part 2 on Dec. 31.

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winter warmup special

Sunday, December 24th, 2017

A big bucket of
hot cocoa with marshmallows
the size of a fist.

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not the santa I know

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

He gets a little
wound up getting ready for
a lap around Earth.

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overheard in the next car

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Ashamed and brittle,
the passenger belted out
insult after insult.

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old man comes a’callin’

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Dreary visitor
settles in for a long un-
welcome appointment.

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