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the hunt for ice cream

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

The fluffiness. The
sharp delight of an untried
flavor. Frosty joy.

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till the muffler gives out

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Sputters and lurches
make for a troubled ride on
a car’s last journey.

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field guide to homo sapiens

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Do not interact.
Merely observe. Gaze deeply
into human hearts.

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Video: McShan Florist in Dallas in a Valentine’s week frenzy.

Happy Valentine’s Day, y’all! Would your luve like a red, red rose?

so many flavors of love

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Passionate. Endless.
Platonic. Codependent.
Mutual. Selfless.

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The Birmingham channel: Bouncing back

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Drone footage of Vulcan. From Craig.

Explaining kyphoplasty. From Norton Dill.

Commercial for Wininger Law Firm downtown. From Wininger Law Firm.

Michigan rapper NF performs in January at Iron City on Southside. From Pringles Can Man.

Hip-hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony performs at Iron City on Southside (our vertical video of the week). From Parrish Thomas.

Drone footage of Railroad Park downtown. From Birmingham-Rail Productions.

Trains in Irondale. From Carson Bean.

Testimonial from Kristin Bearden of Remlap for Alabama Ortho Spine and Sports in Trussville. From Norton Dill.

Testimonial from Jerry Motes for Alabama Ortho Spine and Sports. From Norton Dill.

Preventative cleaning against the flu outbreak. From Whitaker Family Vlogs.

Running monster trucks through a simulated Legacy Arena course. From Tlitd31.

Promo by Shane Douglas of All About Roofing in Leeds (our other vertical video of the week). From All About Roofing.

TV host Jay Fever at the Alabama Theatre downtown for the Dancing Dolls of Birmingham show. From Marcus GramfamStore Brandon.

Visiting Sloss Furnaces and Vulcan Park. From Caleb Jones.

Getting ready for an operation at UAB Hospital (our other other vertical video of the week). From Cookiemix67.

And the recovery. From Cookiemix67.

The BHM BIZ magazine panel “What’s Next in Sports in Birmingham?” in January at UAB’s Bartow Arena. The speakers: Mark Ingram, UAB athletic director; Jonathan Nelson, general manager of the Birmingham Barons; John Coppins, championship manager at the United States Golf Association; Morgan Trotter Copes, vice president of United Soccer League Birmingham; and Edgar Gantt, Southwestern Athletic Conference interim commissioner. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Drone footage of the Hawk’s Nest development at Lewis Smith Lake, designed by Nequette Architecture and Design downtown. From Nequette Architecture and Design.

Heading to the Summit. From Lib C.

Security camera footage of a car crash at the intersection of Fourth Avenue South and 15th Street. From Bullochman.

Another angle. From Bullochman.

Scott of Aqua Systems of Birmingham in Pelham explains hard water. From Aqua Systems of Birmingham.

Los Angeles singer-songwriter Aimee Mann performs “Save Me” in January at the Lyric Theatre downtown. From Greg Smith.

The praise team at Hillsview Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Roebuck performs “Lord, You’re Mighty,” “Mighty to Save” and “The Anthem.” From RiaRenee.

Reveal of the Birmingham Legion FC soccer team in January. From Joseph Goodman.

Ronnie Thomas, science teacher and Birmingham native, speaks at the 2018 Extra Yard for Teachers Summit in January in Atlanta. From Extra Yard Summit.

Testimonial from teacher Kim Hall at Mountain Brook Elementary School for New Orleans-based K. Allen Consulting. From Krystal Allen.

Birmingham hardcore band Clot performs in January at UAB Hill Student Center. From Colors of Nights.

Profile of P. Lauren Savage, doctor at Alabama Ortho Spine and Sports. From Norton Dill.

Visiting Repticon Birmingham Reptile and Exotic Animal Show in January at the Zamora Shrine Center in Irondale. From Service Dog Paws.

The Oxford Reefs perform at the Bam Jam cheerleading competition in January at the CrossPlex in Five Points West. From Amber Gray.

Birmingham metalcore band Gunnar performs in January at UAB Hill Student Center. From Colors of Nights.

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write down seven times

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Not every first draft
leads to a meaningful book
or flowing sonnet.

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the power of then

Monday, February 12th, 2018

The past has a hold
on us stronger than any
debt or blood promise.

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#sundayread for February 11, 2018

Sunday, February 11th, 2018
books on staircase

Photo: Andrew Gustar (CC)

My picks for #sundayread for February 11, 2018:

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the marathon

Sunday, February 11th, 2018

More women rush past
the starting line with hopes of
being elected.

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the two koreas

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Hopeful, scared. Urbane,
withdrawn. Planning, reaction-
ary. Hand in hand.

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the introvert’s guide to rsvp’s

Friday, February 9th, 2018

No answer means no.
No means no. Maybe means no.
Yes? Probably not.

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fifth-wave feminism

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Tools for ladies. Shoes
for ladies. Potato chips
for ladies. Not men!

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the unfashionable stairwell

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

The crew removed the
broken escalator step
by step by step by …

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The Birmingham channel: Making black history

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

A visit with master jeweler Philip Flenniken at Bromberg’s in Mountain Brook. Bromberg’s.

Birmingham and the struggle for civil rights. From Tony Snow.

Drone footage of January’s Birmingham Boat Show at the BJCC Exhibit Halls downtown to promote Southern Construction’s booth. From Josh Russom.

Jim from Birmingham goes tandem skydiving in Cullman. From Skydive Alabama.

Speakers and musicians at the March for Life Rally in January at Brother Bryan Park in Five Points South. From Mary Ann Vann.

Oak Mountain freshman Riley Sullivan practices with softball hitting and fielding drills. From Mike Sullivan.

Hanging out downtown. From Abigail Baker.

Wreck from January freezing rain in Hueytown. From Storm Chasing Video.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Love Feast in January at Boutwell Auditorium downtown. From OTTV25 DA8TV.

Knocking some balls at TopGolf in Uptown. From Larry Wells.

Demo reel for actress Evan Elise Owens of Birmingham. From Evan Owens.

The fat-reducing treatment called CoolSculpting at Dermatology and Laser of Alabama in Mountain Brook. From Dr. Sarah Sawyer.

Highlights from the Birmingham Vipers 03 during the 2014 Amateur Softball Association Nationals. From Birmingham Vipers 03.

Trains in 2001 on Southside. From Larry Mims.

On a freezing day in January, Rees Oliver gives his coat to Jim Hickson at the Summit (our vertical video of the week). From News Center.

Singer-songwriter Jeffrey Lewis performs in January at the Syndicate Lounge on Southside. From Summer Sweets.

A performance of “Loppins-Boopin-Fakin-Doopen-Floppin-Loopen-Funnin’s Day” at Chuck E. Cheese’s in Inverness. From Bigmyke0913.

Birmingham rock band Alabama Rose performs downtown at Secret Stages in August. From Jerry W. Henry.

Birmingham funk group POTIS – People of the Internal Sunshine Band performs in January at the Nick on Southside. From Birmingham Bandstand Open Mic.

When the American University men’s team played in the 2008 NCAA Tournament at the BJCC Arena downtown. From American Univ. Eagles.

Panel on Kwanzaa and Ujamaa in December at St. Paul United Methodist Church downtown. From OTTV25 DA8TV.

Driving on the January snow (our other vertical video of the week). From Alexi Caballero

Footage from a 2013 small plane crash in Trussville, piloted by Kent Ewing (our other other vertical video of the week). From Capstan.

Randall Woodfin’s first State of the Community address in January at Parker High School in Smithfield. From WVTM-13 News

Upender Manne, UAB’s lead principal investigator for the UAB Cancer Center/Alabama State University partnership, presents on “MicroRNA profiles of colorectal adenocarcinomas: Racial disparity” at the 2009 American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting in Denver. From Ecancer.

Promo for the 18th annual Alabama Commercial Real Estate Conference and Expo on Thursday at the Club. From Cherie Moman.

Visiting the McWane Science Center downtown. From Its_justGabi.

Flying a small plane from the DeKalb–Peachtree Airport outside Atlanta to the Bessemer Airport. From Andrew McManus.

Presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche speaks in 1996. From Gayla Blackwelder.

Zero tree hill. From Zamora Tree Service LLC.

Civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr. and Ralph Abernathy hold a press conference in 1963 in Birmingham. From Five Borough Films.

Michigan roots band the War and Treaty performs in January at Saturn in Avondale. From Jonas Jacobs.

A visit to Shiki in Homewood. From Pande Adi Putra.

Fonteneau and Arnold law firm on federal regulations for wages. From Thryv Video Channel.

Teaser for the Birmingham Legion FC. From Shannon Long.

Paying for Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport parking online From Alabama Airport Parking.

Highlight reel for Jacksonville State senior linebacker Joel McCandless, former Wenonah team member. From Street Light Recruiting.

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