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Kickstart Some Art

Kickstart Some Art

By on 20 November, 2017 in Art, Fun, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

For several years now, the local holiday pop-up shop has become a fixture of our gift-acquiring (and subsequent giving) efforts. The pop-up shop an amazing annual project that brings together the work of local artists using all kinds of media for a limited time only. We only regret that it’s just open over the holidays, […]

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Pet Problem-Solving

Pet Problem-Solving

By on 17 November, 2017 in Lynne Burford, Pets with 0 Comments

My rescue efforts have been busy lately with dogs coming in and dogs finding homes, and I have been thinking of all the different needs that the dogs have, and the ways I have learned to help them. I want to share with you some things that I have tried and some tips that I […]

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Art Trail in Cloverdale-Idlewild

Art Trail in Cloverdale-Idlewild

By on 13 November, 2017 in Art, Fun, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Not a day goes by when we don’t give thanks for living in our wonderful neighborhood. The wide streets are safe for jogging and dog walking, there are beautiful mature trees to provide shade (and drop plenty of leaves this time of year), and our neighbors are interesting and creative people. This time of year, […]

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Eight Fair Mistakes

Eight Fair Mistakes

By on 2 November, 2017 in Food, Fun, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

You think you know what to expect from the Alabama National Fair – a lot of pretty unhealthy food items, some people harassing you to play games and win stuffed animals, a number of recently reassembled shiny rides designed to move quickly for several days at a time and then be transported cross-country. We went […]

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Tandem Kayaking…Just Say No

Tandem Kayaking…Just Say No

By on 1 November, 2017 in Brandie Johnson, Fun with 0 Comments

Before my husband, David, and I moved back to Montgomery, I lived in Wetumpka for 12 years. Since migrating to Dalraida, I’ve made the short trip to Wetumpka many, many times; not only to visit family and friends that live there, but also for a little weekend fun. I know it may seem like a […]

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

By on 30 October, 2017 in Art, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

This Friday night, Montgomery will host the free Wild and Scenic Film Festival out at AUM, courtesy of the Alabama Rivers Alliance and the Montgomery chapter of the Sierra Club. Although the festival has been going strong in Alabama for a decade, this is the first time it will play in Montgomery. The festival is […]

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From Fairies and Fables to Men and Realities

From Fairies and Fables to Men and Realities

By on 27 October, 2017 in Art, Fun, Sarah Thornton with 0 Comments

“She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.” – Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott was an advocate for social change. During her lifetime, women did not have many options. Marriage to a wealthy family was the highest level of “success” to which a young woman could aspire. A headstrong, spirited, […]

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Whales & Souls at the Playhouse

Whales & Souls at the Playhouse

By on 26 October, 2017 in Art, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

It was freezing cold. We’d been urged to wear coats and bring blankets, but still we found ourselves sitting outside in the courtyard of the Cloverdale Playhouse blowing into our hands to keep warm. It was a dress rehearsal for Chris Roe’s one man show, Whales & Souls, which is showing for only an extremely […]

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A Scare for a Good Cause

A Scare for a Good Cause

By on 18 October, 2017 in Fun, Holidays, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

Regardless of the warm temperatures outside, it’s fall in Midtown Montgomery. The calendar says Mid-October to be exact, and that means a busy time of football games, homecoming dances, fall festivals, and Halloween events. The later lets us have fun getting scared and even raise money for causes we love. The Montgomery Humane Society’s Haunted […]

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And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

By on 13 October, 2017 in Amanda Burbank, Art, Fun with 0 Comments

“Whole thing’s like a detective story. Positively thrilling.” declared Bo Jinright as Anthony Marston in one of many startling scenes during the Cloverdale Playhouse’s production of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None. He was quite right. This production was thrilling, and as it was a mystery, I’m going to do my best to avoid […]

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