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Catherine Dorrough


Q&A with Artist Sarah Otts

The story behind Sarah Otts’ new book for children

Peek Inside this Beachy Fixer-Upper

A home that no one wanted was scooped up by a designer with vision, finding new life and a bright new look on the shores of Perdido Bay.

Happy Trails

With trim white fences, sweeping oak trees and a handsome red barn, a horse stable skirts the western edge of Mobile. Although the sun still hovers...

A Sophisticated Sanctuary

A massive double-sided fireplace anchors the McCraws’ family room. A company in Dallas, Old World Stoneworks, designed the 3, 600-pound centerpiece, which had to be unloaded piece-by-piece in the...

Mobile Bay’s 2009 Class of Forty Under 40

Charles H. Spurgeon once said, “Every generation needs regeneration.” The honorees featured in the following pages have distinguished themselves through their leadership, professional excellence and community service. These are...

Zoo Dreaming

Like any number of rural Baldwin County folk, Johnny Wise runs a farm. He raises the usual array of livestock: cows, horses, chickens, goats...

Hog Haven

Once regarded as slovenly creatures, pigs are shedding their dirty reputation. Pet owners have discovered that they possess a host of endearing qualities — trainability and cleanliness,...

River Town Lost

Nestled between the Alabama and Cahaba rivers just southwest of Selma, the bustling antebellum town once attracted genteel landholders, wealthy merchants and leading politicians. During its...

A Doggone Good Time

I realized a few weeks ago that my dog no longer sports the trim figure I remembered from his youth. The Red Dog used to be an alert little...

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