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Shade Tree Riding Stables

Shade Tree Riding Stables

By on 18 September, 2017 in Fun, Kate and Stephen, Outdoors with 0 Comments

You can really tell a lot about how much a person understands you by the kind of gifts they give you. A present is a kind of testament to shared connections, and the best kind of gifts try to create new memories together, whether it’s by listening to some new music or reading a well-chosen […]

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Baking, Books, and Hot Chicken

Baking, Books, and Hot Chicken

By on 6 September, 2017 in Brandie Johnson, Fun with 0 Comments

I’ve been all over creation this past month. And by “all over” I mean I went to Birmingham one weekend and Nashville another. Oh, and I popped into Prattville Pickers too. It’s been a bit of a whirlwind month. One of my absolute favorite places to go while I’m in Birmingham, besides PF Changs and […]

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Our Dog’s Sunday

Our Dog’s Sunday

By on 28 August, 2017 in City Living, Fun, Kate and Stephen, Pets with 1 Comment

We’d been saving newspaper for about six weeks, and it was time to take it to the shelter. Sometimes the stack of newspaper gets large enough that you worry about the perceptions that visitors might have. The shelter always wants newspaper to line the puppy cages with, so we loaded up the dog (because she […]

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Ch-ch-ch-Changes

Ch-ch-ch-Changes

By on 25 August, 2017 in Fun, Sarah Thornton with 0 Comments

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates People who know me well know that I’m a bit of an artistic enigma. Perhaps it is something to do with my Leo/Virgo cusp birthday? Whatever the cause, I live my life […]

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How to Watch Football 2017 – Montgomery, AL Edition

How to Watch Football 2017 – Montgomery, AL Edition

By on 21 August, 2017 in Fun, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Let’s make a couple of assumptions together: 1. There is a better way to consume football than to just slavishly follow every single game of your favorite team. We already accept that we are essentially cheering for a collection of colors, songs, phrases and gestures. So while you might know the names of the unpaid […]

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Our Neighbor to the South

Our Neighbor to the South

By on 8 August, 2017 in Fun, Holidays, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Recently, Midtown Montgomery Living published a blog post called “Our Neighbor to the North,” about a day trip to our nearest neighboring city to the north. In response, we decided to visit our nearest neighboring country to the south, about 90 miles off the southern tip of our neighboring southern state. Our state has had […]

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Caribbean Cocktails Spice Up Cloverdale

Caribbean Cocktails Spice Up Cloverdale

By on 7 August, 2017 in Amanda Burbank, Bars, Fun with 0 Comments

A classic Kids in the Hall sketch features a man making a cocktail in a blender in the supply closet at work. Once you have entered the world of exotic and complicated drinks, it seems like they become an obsession that changes your life. It was a single drink that turned Jeff Berry into a […]

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Our Neighbor to the North

Our Neighbor to the North

By on 2 August, 2017 in Brandie Johnson, Fun with 1 Comment

I think my last blog post pretty well established how much I like Montgomery. But, sometimes, I like to change it up. Which is why, as I mentioned in my previous post, I am writing about things to do in cities within driving distance of Montgomery. A couple of Saturdays ago my husband, David, and […]

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Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe

Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe

By on 26 July, 2017 in Fun, Sarah Thornton with 0 Comments

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What? You, too? I thought I was the only one.’” -C.S. Lewis As we approach the end of the Playhouse production of J. M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, I am reflective about the lessons I’ve been learning this summer from this company of actors, […]

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Midtown has Gone DogGone Crazy!

Midtown has Gone DogGone Crazy!

By on 24 July, 2017 in Carole King, Fun, Pets with 0 Comments

On Tuesday evening, August 1  at 6:30 the Garden District is going to the dogs with Pups on Parade. POP is an annual event initiated eight years ago by then-president of the neighborhood association John Hagan. John had lived in the Jamaica Plains neighborhood of Boston and had experienced this very successful fun event there. […]

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