B Yourself


B Yourself Michael Curry

In the case of the Veterans History, we are hoping to capture recollections of life experiences and of the most memorable moments in wartime. We also hope to shed light on how a veteran’s service influenced his postwar life.

B-Yourself: Iva Nell Freeman

Age: 85   Hometown: Oneonta, AL   What were some major changes in the world while growing up? When I was a child, I remember listening to the radio to hear news about the war.  When I was 12, I remember people dancing in the street when World War II was over. It was strange… Read More

B Yourself: Hartley Burch

Name : Hartley Burch Age: 9 Hometown: Hoover What inspired you to be an actress?  Watching Nickelodeon’s Henry Danger show What character would you like to portray? I would most like to be the main character of a show because I like to be the lead of things. Do you have a preference for theatre or film?… Read More

B-Yourself: The Chois

The Chois have dreamed and prayed for a child together for a while. Recently, the couple got news that all those hopes, dreams and prayers were on the way.  

B Yourself: Anthony C. Hood

Anthony C. Hood

B Yourself: Kenda Rigdon

  Right in the Gut Microbiologist Ph.D. reveals how gut health is LINKED to overall health Name: Kenda Rigdon Age: 41 Profession: Researcher/Educator/Blogger Hometown: Hoover, AL What sparked your interest in research? I have had an interest in scientific research ever since I read the book, “The Hot Zone” in high school. For me, it’s like… Read More

B Yourself Sofia Markovich

Name: Sofia Markovich Owner: Sofia’s Travel, LLC Age: 42 Hometown: Cologne, Germany before moving to San Diego, California 16 years ago and now I reside in beautiful Birmingham, Alabama How did you start Sofia’s Travel, LLC and when did you start working as a travel agent? My passion has always been to travel since I… Read More

B-Yourself February 2018

Photo and Interview by: Angela Karen Maybe love isn’t so complicated after all. Kids have an insight on the world adults are too busy to notice. Love Lesson: Life’s Big Questions Unscripted. What is your name? “Sunny” How old are you? “5” What grade are you in? “4K” Favorite song? “You are so beautiful to… Read More

B-Yourself: Kyle Bass

B-Yourself January 2018 Photo and interview by: Angela Karen   What is Homewood Theatre? Homewood Theatre is an all-volunteer, non-profit community theatre bringing quality, entertaining theatrical productions to downtown Homewood. Tell us how Homewood Theatre started…  About five years ago, I was sitting with some friends discussing how great it would be to have a… Read More

B-Yourself Faith Williams

  Photo and interview by: Angela Karen  Name: Faith Williams  What is Revolve?  24/7 fitness facility Tell us how Revolve started… Revolve was opened in the fall of 2009.  I took over at GM Nov 1, 2011 and owner on Jan. 1, 2015 What does the name Revolve stand for? I believe there is more… Read More

B-Yourself: Nourish

Healthy and Fully-Prepared Meals Delivered Names: Tiffany Vickers Davis and Mary Drennen Photo and interview by: Angela Karen What is Nourish? Nourish creates and delivers delicious, fully-prepared & healthy meals across the country. Tell us how Nourish started… In 2012 Mary started working with a local fitness company to produce a private label meal option for the… Read More