Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week – 4/17/19

Picture of the Week – 4/17/19

By on 17 April, 2019 in Fun, Katie Pollock, Picture of the Week with 0 Comments

The Pine Hill Haints playing at the Sanctuary. The way this photo captures energy and movement and light is obvious, but you may not know about the word “haints.” It’s a spectral word, encouraging you to read the Gothic folklore of Kathryn Tucker Windham, or maybe just spend some time alone in an Alabama cemetery at […]

Continue Reading »

Picture of the Week, 4/10/19

Picture of the Week, 4/10/19

By on 11 April, 2019 in Katie Pollock, Picture of the Week with 0 Comments

Loblolly pine seedlings went to the moon and back in 1971. Yes, that moon. The Alabama Forestry Commission and the U.S. Forest Service presented one of the seedlings to Gov. George Wallace upon their return to Earth. That tree still grows today next to the statue of a martyr named Albert Patterson. More information on […]

Continue Reading »

Picture of the Week, 4/3/19

Picture of the Week, 4/3/19

By on 3 April, 2019 in Fun, Katie Pollock, Picture of the Week with 0 Comments

This is a photo of the water pouring from Doster Road Artesian Well in Prattville, AL.  It’s a source of free spring water.  Just bring a container, fill it, and take a sip. The well is covered by a well-house that includes a bench. It’s also right beside the Autauga Creek trail and near Pratt […]

Continue Reading »

Picture of the Week: 2/12/19

Picture of the Week: 2/12/19

By on 13 February, 2019 in Katie Pollock, Picture of the Week with 0 Comments

There is a view near the end of the Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail Kowaliga Bay Loop, which showcases approximately 2.5 miles of spectacular water views. While the whole trail is full of rewards like this one, the silhouettes of pine trees bring to mind the lyrics of “Kaw-Liga,” written by Hank Williams while he was […]

Continue Reading »

Picture of the Week: 2/5/19

Picture of the Week: 2/5/19

By on 5 February, 2019 in Katie Pollock, Outdoors, Picture of the Week with 0 Comments

A key visual feature of the Swayback Bridge Trail is – you guessed it – Swayback Bridge.  Fun fact: Swayback Bridge is a steel stringer bridge built in 1931. There are several trails in the Swayback Bridge Trail system, each of varying length and difficulty.  You can walk a 1 mile loop that’s great for […]

Continue Reading »

Picture of the Week: 1/30/19

Picture of the Week: 1/30/19

By on 30 January, 2019 in Katie Pollock, Picture of the Week with 0 Comments

Note: We’re happy to announce a new feature on MML, from a great local artist. Photographer Katie Pollock will be sharing a Photo of the Week with us every Wednesday, including a few thoughts about the photo. You may remember her from her MML mixology column back in 2012. If you like her photographic work, […]

Continue Reading »

Picture of the Week: January 6, 2015

Picture of the Week: January 6, 2015

By on 6 January, 2015 in Brian Holt, Picture of the Week with 1 Comment

Brian’s Thoughts: “After weeks of rain and gloom I wanted to start the new year off with some color, so here is the first shot of true color in the city. Over the next four weeks I hope to find other vibrant illustrations of color to show that even in the dark days of winter […]

Continue Reading »

Picture of the Week: December 9, 2014

Picture of the Week: December 9, 2014

By on 9 December, 2014 in Brian Holt, Picture of the Week with 0 Comments

Brian’s Thoughts: “There was something about these trees, the light, and the feel of winter in the air today that made this scene capture my attention.”  Photographer Brian Holt (www.holtconnections.com) has recently moved to town and will be sharing a photo with us every Tuesday.  

Continue Reading »

Picture of the Week: November 25, 2014

Picture of the Week: November 25, 2014

By on 25 November, 2014 in Brian Holt, Picture of the Week with 0 Comments

Brian’s Thoughts: “I love finding a new spot full of light. I found this gem of a spot, right before sunset. The colors keep getting more and more vibrant. Can any guess where this is? ” Photographer Brian Holt (www.holtconnections.com) has recently moved to town and will be sharing a photo with us every Tuesday.

Continue Reading »

Picture of the Week: November 12, 2014

Picture of the Week: November 12, 2014

By on 12 November, 2014 in Brian Holt, Picture of the Week with 0 Comments

Brian’s Thoughts: “I am amazed by how late in the year we get to enjoy the colors and feel of fall. The quote below inspired me this week, and I look forward to bit more of the fall performance here in our beautiful city.” “I love like a leaf in the wind. Please, hold your […]

Continue Reading »

Top