My President, Donald Trump

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

If you are a citizen of the United States of America, he’s your president. And mine.

Being Thankful, and Not So Thankful

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

What’s on my mind this season.

The Mentors Who Changed My Life

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Ron Casey wasn’t just my mentor; he was also a gift for Alabama.

9/11/2001: It’s Been 15 Years, or Yesterday

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

The 9/11 attacks were among those moments seared into our minds: We know where we were when we heard.

Amazing Grace: We Might Not See it in Politicians, But We All Need It

Monday, August 1st, 2016

You don’t have to be a person of faith to show grace. And truly, there are plenty of religious people who don’t show grace, either.

Oh, Birmingham. You Could Have Been Orlando.

Friday, July 1st, 2016

You could have been Orlando.

A Bucket Filled with Life

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Why do we make bucket lists?

By Joey Kennedy

Mother’s Day Confessions

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

I have a confession: I tried to smother my mother-in-law.

Put Your Paws Together

Friday, April 1st, 2016

It’s a Magic City for companion animals, too.

60 is Super

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Sixty. I turn 60 years old this month. On March 28, I will have survived six decades.


Monday, February 1st, 2016

What has happened to journalism? In Birmingham, at least, what has happened is that journalism is dead.