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That New Orleans Flavor

That New Orleans Flavor

By on 12 December, 2018 in Cooking, Food, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Regular readers of this blog know that we like to cook. We also like to make day trips, and New Orleans is both a favorite destination and a favorite style of cuisine. On a recent trip to The Big Easy™, one of us went to a wine bar where a small businessman had set up […]

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Private Lives

Private Lives

By on 8 December, 2018 in Art, Fun, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Private Lives, the last play of the Cloverdale Playhouse’s 2018 season, is a fascinating experiment. The play suggests a hypothesis about what might happen if you were trapped an audience in a room with four loathsome screaming monsters for two hours. The four monsters are all themselves trapped in webs of relationships with one another, […]

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In Praise of the Fearless Few

In Praise of the Fearless Few

If you are like me, you’re fascinated with the idea of buying a wonderful old home and making it like new or better again. The popularity of make-over TV shows, which you find all over cable, confirms that there are a lot of us. The reality, however, is the majority of the homebuying public is […]

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Buying a Christmas Tree

Buying a Christmas Tree

By on 4 December, 2018 in Fun, Holidays, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

We just found Wadsworth Christmas Tree Farm the old fashioned way. We Googled it. The few other times that we’ve been in town for Christmas in this house, we’ve avoided the Christmas tree hustle. We certainly didn’t want a plastic thing that lived in the attic for 48 weeks of the year. We did buy […]

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It’s Not All Brioche and Brandy

It’s Not All Brioche and Brandy

By on 3 December, 2018 in Art, Fun, Sarah Thornton with 0 Comments

“I’ll go and see anything so long as it amuses me or moves me. If it doesn’t do either I want to go home.” – Noël Coward I am not a fan of reality TV. I know that may put me in the minority of television viewers as there are literally hundreds of shows dominating the small […]

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MMFA’s new sculpture garden

MMFA’s new sculpture garden

By on 25 November, 2018 in Art, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

On a recent Sunday, we were taking the dog to our muddy public dog park and decided to swing by the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts to see what was happening there. Alas, we missed the Artists’ Market, which had been the previous day, but we did get to wander around the place. There was […]

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Different Date and Time – Same Fun Show!

Different Date and Time – Same Fun Show!

By on 21 November, 2018 in Holidays, Karren Pell, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Change is good. Say it three or four times. Change is good. Keeps your brain active. Sooooo…. This year the Old Alabama Town Revue’s Christmas show will be part of the Old Alabama Town Holiday Open House. Therefore, the show will be on Saturday, December 15 at 2 p.m. The Old Alabama Town Holiday Open […]

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It’s Art Trail Time!

It’s Art Trail Time!

By on 15 November, 2018 in Art, Fun, Kate and Stephen, Shopping with 1 Comment

It has become a tradition! For the third straight year, studio artists in the Cloverdale-Idlewild neighborhood will open their workspaces to visitors during the first weekend of December. The Cloverdale-Idlewild Art Trail is an easily walkable 12 block showcase of five studios and more than 15 artists. This year, it will be on Saturday, December […]

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The Needs of the Patient Come First

The Needs of the Patient Come First

By on 7 November, 2018 in City Living, Sandra Nickel with 1 Comment

In August I learned that I needed some pretty serious surgery to correct cervical spinal stenosis that threatened to rob me of the use of my extremities. Because my REALTOR training taught me always to find the best at whatever I sought, I turned to the internet. That in turn lead me to the provider […]

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Columbus!

Columbus!

By on 5 November, 2018 in Fun, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Last weekend, we had the opportunity to cross the border to the east and visit Columbus, Georgia. Stephen was there for a work event that would take up most of our Saturday, and the dog and I tagged along for the ride. It’s a quick trip, just about an hour and a half. Columbus adjoins […]

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