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Tag: August 2014

Ask McGehee

When World War II erupted, German U-boats were sinking American supply ships in the Atlantic faster than they could be built. Between 1939 and 1945 the Nazis torpedoed...

Rain Supreme

Last year, a young woman from Michigan interned where I work. Right before she left, I asked her what she thought of Mobile. “Pretty good, ” she...

Hot List: 7 Meals in 7 Ingredients (or Less!)

Dance class. Ball games. Homework. Eat. Sleep. Repeat. Does this schedule sound familiar? With the kiddos back in their busy school routine, extracurricular activities will be piling...

A Kid's Best Friend

Across the blacktop from my childhood home in Point Clear is a vast wetland of tall pines, briars and pitcher plants. When I was nine years old, ...

Opposites Attack

The University of Alabama Text by Ellis Metz As an Alabama fan, I don’t think about Auburn all that much, to be honest. Out of...

Natural Selections: Pseudemys Alabamensis

On your way across the Bay, there’s no doubt you’ve seen the Delta’s most visible reptile: an Alabama red-bellied cooter basking lazily on a log or root....

Just Wing It

1. GET BAKED Island Wing Company, the newest joint to open in Mobile, preps their wings a little differently: They’re baked instead of fried. No grease and...

Turning Over a New Reef

Did you know Alabama has the largest artificial reef system in the U.S.? It’s true. In fact, we have more than 20, 000 of them. Everything from military tanks...

All Along the Waterfront

The dunes of Fort Morgan and the gentle waves of the Gulf waters are natural muses for artist Claudia Hodges. Most of her colorful acrylics depict water-related subjects, ...

Yoga By Air or Sea

High-flying Workout Ribbons of silk dangle from the ceiling all over the room. Bright red, royal blue, deep purple, soothing green. The colors add an...

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