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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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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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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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Bell Building Rebirth

Bell Building Rebirth

You know the Bell Building, even if you’ve never been inside. It’s one of the key features of Montgomery’s downtown skyline. It’s our city’s first skyscraper, and we know it a bit better than most because we went into and out of it for about seven or so years at the end of its first […]

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Halloween Pictures!

Halloween Pictures!

By on 22 October, 2018 in Fun, Holidays, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

We’ve been driving around recently and have noticed the lengths to which our neighbors will go to celebrate one of our favorite holidays, Halloween. First off, we went through Luverne recently and were impressed by some of their efforts. Then, on bike rides through the area, Stephen captured these gems. Props to all of our […]

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Empiricism? Is That All You’ve Got?

Empiricism? Is That All You’ve Got?

By on 12 October, 2018 in Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Tonight we saw the very best production we’ve ever seen at the Cloverdale Playhouse. That’s saying something since we have pretty much been reviewing plays there ever since 2011, when then-Artistic Director Greg Thornton quoted Rosencrantz and Guilderstern Are Dead in the epigraph to a Midtown Montgomery Living blog post about picking plays during that […]

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Goodbye, Fair!

Goodbye, Fair!

By on 10 October, 2018 in City Living, Fun, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

We went to the Alabama National Fair in 2013 and wrote it up for Midtown Montgomery Living. It’s such a colorful and visually interesting experience, we even devoted another whole post to photos, including some gems from the Ferris Wheel and some of the Frisbee dogs. We went again last year, framing our post as […]

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Failed at Swimmin’

Failed at Swimmin’

By on 1 October, 2018 in Fun, Kate and Stephen, Outdoors with 1 Comment

We may be well enough into the football season to have a sense of who’s going to be grumbling in December, but it’s still hot in Alabama in September. That seems to be the general trend of things, so information about where to go to cool off while getting exercise is pretty handy stuff. Alabama […]

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People from Mississippi are Weird

People from Mississippi are Weird

By on 28 September, 2018 in DIY, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

I was a conference recently in Mississippi, and was the recipient of the standard-issue bag of Professional Conference Swag™. You know the stuff: tote bag, various pens and notepads, perhaps a keychain or water bottle if they’re really spending big (shout-outs to all of the generous donors who make conferences happen). Frequently (we tend to […]

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Vote!

Vote!

By on 23 September, 2018 in Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

On Wednesday night we went to the campaign office of Tabitha Isner in an unassuming building over on Ann Street. But we weren’t there to campaign for her. Instead, we were there for nonpartisan civic engagement. We were going to volunteer our time and our cellphone minutes to the Alabama Voting Rights Project, a group […]

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