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This day in history -- April 8, 1911 -- Mine Explosion near Birmingham, Alabama, Kills 128 State Prisoners

By 1910, the State of Alabama had become the sixth largest coal producer in the United States. Between 1875 and 1900, Alabama’s coal production grew from 67,000 tons to 8.4 million tons. 404 more words

Birmingham's Evocative Past

My father was born in the Employees Hospital in Fairfield in 1931. The hospital – which was later renamed Lloyd Noland Hospital in honor of its founding physician – was a company hospital of Tennessee Coal and Iron, a subsidiary of U.S. 781 more words

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In a Vase on Monday: Pretty in Pink

The blooms in today’s post remind me of the prom dress Andie creates in the 1980s movie “Pretty in Pink.”

Is that movie a classic anywhere other than the United States? 299 more words

In A Vase On Monday

better off red

popping up for spring @ The Birmingham Botanical Gardens…red poppies.


(the) Dead Sea Flowers - Cult of Sargasso

Imagine, right, that the human race gets wiped out in such a way as to leave behind all of our works – I dunno, a virus, really virulent, incredibly fast acting. 210 more words


See How TEDx Birmingham 2018 Is Helping To Provoke Thought Among Important Subjects

UPDATE: This story is written by Michael Tomberlin from Alabama NewsCenter.  Learn more at: http://alabamanewscenter.com

TEDx Birmingham has marked five years of introducing ideas and sparking discussion among a variety of topics important to the present and future of the Magic City. 1,009 more words

Local Scene Stuff

the quickest way to finish a painting

is to photograph flowers in front of them all. (I’m joking)