New Orleans Voodoo

We timed our trip for the weekend before Halloween, because what city is better at being spooky?

On The Fence

I didn’t know what to do, so I did what I often do. Take photos. 

Earline’s Pink Party

First up on my AL reading list: Earline’s Pink Party, a family history / cultural studies project by a Tuscaloosa native.

Rainy Day on the River

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.

Seven Days, Seven Alabama Quirks

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.

From Wisconsin to Alabama, by way of Austria

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.