We timed our trip for the weekend before Halloween, because what city is better at being spooky?
I didn’t know what to do, so I did what I often do. Take photos.
First up on my AL reading list: Earline’s Pink Party, a family history / cultural studies project by a Tuscaloosa native.
Craft beer, space ships, soul food, and … a goat.
Hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning storms — wild weather isn’t unique to the Deep South, but it shouldn’t surprise me that southern storms are big and bold.
As of today, I’ve been a Tuscaloosa resident for one whole week. I’ve spent most of it underneath a mountain of moving boxes, but already in seven days I’ve noticed seven quirky things about my new hometown.
In Vienna, I was an Ausländer, and in Alabama, I’m a Yankee. I’m the perpetual “new kid” these days, and I know I’ve got a lot to learn about making a life in the Deep South. This blog is where I’ll start.