B Yourself

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

B Yourself: Juandolyn Fleming

“My interest in teaching etiquette began as I entered the workforce and quickly realized that there was a set of social and dining standards everyone followed that I had not been privy to. I learned by studying others and making mistakes. The more I learned, the greater my curiosity became.   As I learned, I would teach… Read More

B-Yourself: Deana LeSourd

Photo and interview by: Angela Karen
Being the beautiful, bubbly, outgoing lady who has never met a stranger, some may find it hard to believe Deana – of all women, has suffered from any form of depression

B-Yourself: Paul Brik

You are a full-time lead solution architect at BBVA Compass. Why did you decide to start a truffle company? In September 2016, my wife and I started a candy company as a way to provide job opportunities for individuals with special needs. It’s called Truffles & Company, which offers 12 different flavors of truffles. The… Read More

Haley Danielle Hawkins


Rainbow Baby

“After every storm there’s a rainbow of hope.”

A Sweet Ride

Restoring a car–and some memories along the way

Meghan Cook

Name: Meghan Cook Age: 34 Hometown: Vestavia Hills Give us the cliff’s notes version of your birth story. As a first time mom, I had no idea what to expect during labor and childbirth. When I started having contractions a week prior to the due date, I didn’t even realize what was going on at… Read More

Lilia Martinez

photo and interview by: Angela Karen “Two people I admire are my grandmother, Vicky Dean, a hard worker who is strong in her faith and not afraid to speak her mind; and Ms. Karen Baggett, my kindergarten teacher who is always sweet, polite and loving towards everyone. Also Beyonce, because she is a strong woman… Read More