The photo above is one my most cherished possessions. It was a gift from Gathan and Lavonda Burns, a logging family in north Alabama. It hangs in a frame made from old barn wood, next to another scene of the same man. 697 more words
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…a friend in Georgia who has been part of the Southern Movement and happened to have a Confederate flag in his garage. One day his grandson came over and asked him why he had that “racist” flag in his garage.
A day-traveler learns to look for truck stops.
The one alongside Interstate 65 in Clanton, Alabama is one of my frequent haunts. Located in the geographic center of the state, I crisscross Sweet Home on the asphalt ribbon — always on the way there, or on the way back to here. 268 more words