(with recipe) by Scott Wilson Now, grandmothers seem to always have a “pet” name, Me-maw, Nana, Grams, GG, or in my case Big Mama and Ma-ma. For people of a “certain age”, she conjures up visions of a smartly dressed older woman, standing in the kitchen with an apron tied around her waist and standing […]
Written in the rich tradition of Southern story-telling, 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey has captivated generations of readers of all ages with its colorful and suspenseful legends. In these tales of spectral visitations, Windham and Figh infuse each story with a wealth of fact and folklore about Alabama history and the old South. In the […]
The Southwest Alabama Culinary Trail is the topic of this week’s program as Anne Kimzey, folklorist with the Alabama State Council on the Arts, travels to Thomasville to interview Linda Vice, director of the Southwest Alabama Tourism and Film Office. Ms. Vice takes listeners on a county-by-county tour highlighting the traditional cuisine and hospitality offered […]
David Hurlbut’s renovated Selma, Alabama Harmony Club, a 20,000-square-foot building on the waterfront, is featured in a recent New York Times article.
On Saturday, July 31, 2010 the Birmingham Audubon Society embarked on its second birding trip to the Black Belt region of Alabama, finding some of the birds we encountered last Saturday while adding a few new delights to make this trip equally memorable. We began the day at the Heflin Lock Facility on the Tombigbee […]