Another Year to Celebrate

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

The best year ever?


Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Not Yogatide, Please. By Joey Kennedy It’s the Christmas season, and for most of the month, we’ll be dropping hints to our loved ones about what gift(s) we might like under the tree, if we have one, or in the stocking, if we don’t have a tree (the Kennedy Compound). Veronica and I can’t put up… Read More

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