ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a more prosperous Birmingham.
Today’s guest blogger is Reverend John Bagby. If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here.
Margaret Brown lived in Titusville, a neighborhood in Birmingham. Two months before I was born in 1949, she was hired to come and live with my family, and work in our home six days a week as a maid, or “the help,” as folks in Mountain Brook would have said back then. Continue reading A city, a mountain, and a Tiny Kingdom→
ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham.
Today’s guest blogger is David Carrington. If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here.
(Comments of Commissioner David Carrington at the unveiling of the new mural at Jefferson County Courthouse April 24th)…
Today is my 70th birthday – and I’m closer to my journey’s end – than I am to its beginning.
I’ve seen so many new things in my lifetime – from air conditioning – to indoor plumbing at my grandparent’s house – to color television sets – to images of a man walking on the moon – to microwave ovens – to a personal computer that conveniently fits in my shirt pocket – and is insultingly called a phone. Continue reading David Carrington: ‘My most embarrassing moment’→