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May 23, 2013 RSS feed / Editorials

Some people who need time on Hal’s Lake

May 25, 1960 Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

I spent two days of last week on Hal’s Lake with my favorite paddler. After all the gloom of the blowed-up summit meeting it was a very refreshing experience. My paddler hadn’t heard of the U2 incident. More...

Thoughts on the end of the session

There’re gone. Here in Montgomery only the bars, hotels and eateries will miss the mass of legislators and the lobbyists with their satchels full of cash. The rest of us can breathe easier since the streets will be a bit safer. More...

A renovator, not a preservationist

Front Porch Philosopher

I went on a lyceum trip with the Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation recently. I’m not really sure what a lyceum totally is, but it’s better than a workshop and more enriching than a ramble, which means going around looking at stuff. More...

Causes and effects of beef prices

Smart Banking

I f you have purchased beef products recently, you know that prices are sky high. And, unfortunately for consumers, this is occurring as the summer grilling season is about to kick into full swing. More...