A Day in Birmingham — The Magic City

If you only had one day to spend in Birmingham, Ala., what would you do? Here are my recommendations. 8:00 a.m. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and you’ll need a hearty one if you plan to see all of what Birmingham, Ala., has to offer in one day. Make your first…

Today I wore red

Today I wore red. I don’t normally wear a lot of color. In fact, I usually wear black. I wear black so much that from time to time people ask me if I am in mourning. I’m not. I’m actually quite happy. I just like to wear black. Black matches everything. Black is not loud…

A 25-minute college education

Last Saturday night I got a college education. You see, 26 years ago my parents loaded me and my things up in my aunt’s pickup truck and drove me  to the University of Montevallo to start college. We hauled my suitcases into the dorm, and Mama helped me put sheets on the bed. As they…