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#sundayread for July 29, 2018

Sunday, July 29th, 2018
abandoned book

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as seen onscreen

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

Documentaries
revel in small details that
happen to be true.

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murphy’s tribe

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

The baseball legend
reveled in his family,
always at home plate.

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too many apples, too many days

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Take vitamins A
through Z with a dose of in-
essential oil.

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The Birmingham channel: Let your colors burst

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Talking with Kellie Clark of Innovate Birmingham on Birmingham Innovation Week earlier this month. From What’s Happening Bham.

Jacksonville Southern rock band J.J. Grey and Mofro perform in June at Avondale Brewing Company (our vertical video of thew week). From Banginbook.

A glimpse of the Thunder on the Mountain fireworks show on Independence Day over Red Mountain. From Christie Dedman.

More fireworks. From Kristen Still Standing.

And drone footage. From Mike S.

Highlights from summer football day camp in June at Legion Field. From SportsMarkit.com.

The beautiful Birmingham Botanical Gardens (our other vertical video of thew week). From Happy Trips.

Walking through LightRails downtown. From Buffett2010.

Jerimie Goike talks about “Autism from a Personal Perspective” at Birmingham-Southern College. From Jerimie Goike.

Exploring the abandoned Banks Middle School. From Iron Vagabonds.

Talking with Birmingham via CB radio. From Charlie Brown.

Who wants doughnuts?! From Alabama Outlaws.

Music video for “ForeignKodak” by L.A. rapper and Birmingham native Kartel Kodak. From DJ Uzi Vert Thug YSL.

Demonstrating the Ovad Drive-Thru Stage to photograph cars for sale, at America’s Auto Auction in Moody. From Ovad Stages.

Hiking through Red Mountain Park. From Gowestusa.

Nashville Christian singer Rachael Mann performs at WDJC 93.7 FM. From Rachael Mann.

Tony Hernandez stars in “An American Man.” From Lily Ahree Siegel.

Birmingham Giants player Reese Lowery hits a single. From Reese Lowery.

Driving I-459 at night. From Of the Dawn Patriot.

Checking out the Saturday morning Cars and Coffee at Hoover Tactical Firearms. From HD Muscle Cars.

Birmingham Barons center fielder Joel Booker makes a game-ending diving catch against the Jackson Generals in June at Regions Field downtown. From Minor League Baseball.

Los Angeles rock band 30 Seconds to Mars performs “Rescue Me” earlier this month at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre. Jared Leto brought a grandmother onstage to dance. From Ashley Zarzaur.

Jazz Vespers service in May at Southside Baptist Church. From Timothy Banks.

Happy birthday to Mama Mwalimu. From Kikuyu Diaspora Television USA.

Part six of Birmingham’s Kyle Sullivan’s monthlong trip to Antarctica in 2017. From Screen Door Pictures.

Plus, “A Postcard from Antarctica.” From Screen Door Pictures.

A night for Bloods (our other other vertical video of thew week). From Bigkastro Lopez.

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the acquisition

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

A have not having
is a blessing in the form
of pure gratitude.

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gustatory grid

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

He took his dining
seriously, charting strengths,
specialties and price.

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how much flair for a mcbot

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

The kiosk never
said hi or made eye contact,
just took meal orders.

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partial to cloudy

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

I’ve fallen in love
with the sky and her wondrous
ever-changing moods.

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#sundayread for July 22, 2018

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018
lost book

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blinded by the humidity

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

Escaping the ice
cold interior to a
foggy glasses world.

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bless your countings

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Humility can
be one of the greatest traits
hidden inside us.

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paparazzi safari

Friday, July 20th, 2018

Always shoot giraffes
in portrait mode because it
makes them look slimmer.

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The Birmingham channel: A summer’s sojourn

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Driving through Lakeview at night (our vertical video of the week). From Birmingham Vibe.

R&B group After 7 performs in November at the Alys Stephens Center. From Shout N 2 the Void Media S.

Birmingham group Voices of the South performs “God Bless the USA” in June at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Bessemer. From Dennis R. Jones.

Flying from Orlando to pick up a car in town. From Jeremy Miller.

“Birmingham Estate Sales being mocked by my daughter The Doodle. Love!!” From Birmingham Estate Sales.

The Atlanta Masonic Choir performs at the Birmingham Community Mass Choir’s 50th anniversary celebration in June at New Hope Baptist Church in West End Manor. From Nicole Samuels.

Fun outing at Birmingham Boulders in Oxmoor and Mr. P’s Deli in Bluff Park. From Taylor Robbins.

Rapper Tony Montez performs “Birmingham Clap.” From Tony Montez.

Promo for rapper Big Treasure Girl earlier this month at 4 Seasons Sports Bar and Grill in Smithfield. From Cinema Cove.

Birmingham rock band KinZie performs in June at Saturn in Avondale (our other vertical video of the week). From Parker.

A landlord files an eviction notice (our other other vertical video of the week). From Rob Drum.

Birmingham artist Sara Garden Armstrong at work. From J.C. Swoopes.

Up to 600 volunteers paint a mural in June at the Birmingham Color Wall downtown. From Glass Eye Media.

A look at Unlikely Heroes, an April fund-raiser concert with Birmingham country singer Sara Evans. From Cinepear.

Trucking to Georgia and Mississippi with a stop in Birmingham. From Trucker Brock.

Intro for Web series “The Next Episode.” From the Next Episode: Local and Travel.

Exploring Oak Hill Cemetery in Fountain Heights. From Abnormal Alabama.

A snippet from the Motion church student conference at Legacy Arena downtown (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Th3 Real 0hio.kid Talent.

Boys’ basketball: Carver at Columbia (Huntsville). From Cluxton Breakdown.

Boys’ basketball: Renaissance Academy Prep School for Boys vs. Macon Road Baptist School in Memphis. From the RCA Bham.

Trains in Irondale. From Carson Bean.

Mustangs and more Mustangs. From Lawrence Cruz.

College football: Auburn vs. Memphis at the 2015 Birmingham Bowl at Legion Field. From OHF AAC.

Janice Nixon talks about marching for civil rights as a child in Birmingham (our other other other other vertical video of the week). From Kids in Birmingham 1963.

A 2006 visit to the Birmingham Zoo. From Allen Dearing.

Atlanta comedian Reggie Jackson performs in May at the Stardome Comedy Club in Hoover. From Reggie Jackson TV.

Club night (our other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Durty Burbz TC Powered by Conner C. Vernon Fnd. Inc.

A look at Bessemer Christian talk station Elijah Radio, WSJL 88.1 FM. From Gulf States Conference.

Drone footage of a wooded neighborhood. From Marc Nichols

Birmingham performance artist Jacquie Cotillard sings “Rose-Colored Noise.” From Jacquie Cotillard.

Road trip: New Orleans, Birmingham (Avondale), Huntsville, Nashville and … Magnet, Ind. From Sam Landeros.

Visiting the Southern Museum of Flight in North East Lake. From Liam Live 365.

Promo for Homewood gym Nexus Fitness. From Nexus Fitness.

Watching the Avondale Fire Jam in June at Avondale Brewing Company. From Tgbeenken.

A virtual landing in Birmingham. From Scooby Diving.

A real landing in Birmingham in the rain. From Justin Tomblin.

An audition at a June SkyBox casting call for “The Christmas Struggle” in Ensley. From OTTV25 DA8TV.

Driving by downtown at night. From Thecat627.

Hanging out in East Lake Park. From Ali Carson.

Australian Christian pop-rock band Newsboys performs in June at Samford’s Wright Center. From the Showstopper Shows.

Talking with new Birmingham Police chief Patrick Smith. From Whats Happening Bham.

House fire on Southside. From Joshua Lawrence.

Blair Miller of 24 Communications downtown discusses email marketing. From 24 Communications.

Mississippi Braves’ Touki Toussaint pitching at June’s Southern League All-Star Game at Regions Field downtown. From 2080 Baseball.

Birmingham Barons catcher Zack Collins at the All-Star Game. From 2080 Baseball.

Barons pitcher Dane Dunning on the mound at the All-Star Game. From 2080 Baseball.

Rose petals fall from the ceiling during the Pentecost Sunday service at the Cathedral of St. Paul downtown. From Miss My Idahome.

Talking with Mauricio Papapietro of Brick and Tin restaurant. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Keeping the Cahaba River clean for otters. From Birmingham Zoo.

Getting ready for the Aug. 18 King of the South car show in Louisiana. From Veltboy314.

A list of 10 reasons not to move to Alabama, including Birmingham’s crime rate. Part of YouTuber Briggs’ series on states and countries. From World According to Briggs.

“Good shot, G!” From Digital Footprint West LLC.

Walking through Sloss Furnaces. From Kelly Gross.

Sacramento alternative hip-hop artist Hobo Johnson performs in June at Saturn in Avondale (our final vertical video of the week). From Roy Levi Brown.

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the current

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Sedated patient
receives small jolt to shock her
out of depression.

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