Archive for ‘October, 2011

Wasteland

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If you’ve ever had the occasion to go to Mobile Metro Jail, you know the scene. You travel east on Canal street; to the north on a crisp Fall day the city skyline in view gleams with promise and self assurance…When crossing under I-10 Canal Street wants to lead you to the left towards Water street, […] Read more »

A Life of the Heart

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I’m as disappointed in the dysfunction of our government as anyone, Federal and State… Sound policy making is now blatantly being sacrificed to partisanship…electability being the driving force relative to all decision making or lack thereof, the old specter of racism manifested on the periphery. Our government seems now so distant from its people it represents, the population’s voice […] Read more »

Sometimes it Causes Me to Tremble

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Every now and again Katharine or I will wonder out loud, “I wonder what ever happened to Gordon Sturges?” Some of you may remember him….He was a handyman who could do just about anything….He could do woodwork; he could glaze windows; he could do masonry and tile; he could paint…He worked off and on around […] Read more »

Of Sweet Home Alabama

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Forgive my bad mood….I just read the Washington Post’s article published in the Press Register this morning concerning the new immigration law that has now gone into effect in Alabama. The law touted to be the “toughest in the country” is also proving to be the most hateful. The article focuses on a Baldwin County school […] Read more »