Summer break off to a great start. I so enjoyed seeing Sue Cavanaugh’s “corporations aren’t people” show at the (Not)Sheep Gallery in Columbus, GA. All of this was made possibly by my tagging along to this city with my better half. He was attending a military history conference. I was reenergized by seeing amazing art… Continue reading musings
Trashed picked art has history that blew us away. Meanwhile, reorganized my home office as I do at the end of every semester. Ancestors and Zora representing in front of old 45 of a Diana Ross tune. And lavender growing nicely for a second year. Life is good.
Even if my words end up on the cutting room floor, it was so wonderful spending part of this Sunday morning with my dear colleague Hilary Green as we discussed Alabama history since the state (and Tuscaloosa) were founded in 1819. Such sharing in Tuscaloosa’s Capital Park was made possible by a visit from Michael… Continue reading discoveries
Rainy night in Ttown. Jammin with Noname
Just proctored the final final exam for my American Civilization Since 1865 class. It is my FINAL final because I am tired of being assigned to the last day of final exams for several years now. The end of finals week is a time when the students want to get out of here and some… Continue reading space matters feedback
Happy to be interviewed by Discovering Alabama in Capitol Park where earliest leaders met before the state capital moved to Montgomery in 1846. The ruins of the building where they met still stands. My students and I run through the park in this video. We shall address transportation during the interview, if memory serves. And… Continue reading discovering alabama
Rest in peace, John Singleton. I used your Poetic Justice in the classroom on the eve of making a transition into higher education. The twin towers had just fallen. New York City’s Washington Irving High hired me to teach English after I was laid off by BMG Entertainment amid the uncertainty in that day. Students… Continue reading rest in peace