Liking the Stuffing Out of Dressing

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

It’s Thanksgiving season, friends. The important debate is this: Dressing or stuffing?


Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

For Halloween, one pumpkin just won’t do.

Lauren’s Brain Tumor Journey

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Even without the brain tumor, Lauren Beck isn’t a typical 13-year-old girl. By Joey Kennedy The brain tumor is there, yes, attached to the thalamus in the left ventricle of her brain. The tumor has, of course, altered her young life forever. The headaches and nausea and balance issues are physical symptoms. Living every day… Read More

The Wedding

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

My daughter is tying the knot

There’s No Place Like Birmingham

Friday, June 29th, 2018

When I moved from Louisiana to Alabama 41 years ago, I didn’t know much about Birmingham.

Canine City

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

A Dog’s Purpose

A Good Mother

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Even if I didn’t think so. By Joey Kennedy May is a tough month. It’s Mother’s Day month. While there’s rarely a day that goes by that I don’t think about my dead mother, it wasn’t always that way. As a young boy and teen, I did not like my mother. She was short, both… Read More

The Reality of Climate Change

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Dr. James B. McClintock weighs in. By Joey Kennedy We’re in the first full month of spring 2018. In Alabama, we know what that can mean: We’re in the season of terrific thunderstorms, of destructive straight-line winds, of tornadoes. My wife and I hadn’t lived in Birmingham long when we had one of these severe… Read More

Achieving the Impossible

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Timothy Alexander is an MPV at UAB.
By Joey Kennedy

A Man of Faith

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Bless My Heart

By Joey Kennedy

My first exposure to faith scared me to death. I was four years old. Even at that age, I was curious.

A New Year is Here 

Monday, January 1st, 2018

Yay. By Joey Kennedy Good riddance, 2017. Welcome, 2018. And, thank God. I hope when you look back on 2017, it’ll be a look back at joy. And wonderful events, milestones, celebrations. Veronica and my 2017 was torture. We lost four dogs in 2017: Onslow (pug), Elton (jug), Mary (bug), and Casey (pug). It was… Read More