The year 2020 is – with all the violence, discord and destruction, and the China Virus – some say thankfully, behind us.
All’s quiet on Church Street this Thanksgiving season. Al DOT has suspended all temporary roadwork closures for the holiday as the site in the photo is at a standstill.
Do you take the “safe” option when helping homeless people? Chances are the organization you trust does more harm than the taboo of giving directly to the individuals in need.
That a jailer can’t see someone is dying because it’s too expensive to bother with, that a poorly trained police officer finds it more efficient to kill someone wielding a knife because it’s “in accordance with Departmental policies,” and he can get away with it, that gang violence in the jail can go totally unchecked allowing an innocent victim to be brutally murdered, that the promotion of Lewis Morris Jr. actually stands as an endorsement of child molestation and torture… are all the exemplary results of the attitude that Tommy Battle embraces.
With temperatures reaching 95° and above today and Sunday, by tommorrow afternoon you might just be hot enough to look for a scene like this one. But, nobody was interested in swimming on this day when the photo was taken during the great snow fall of 2011 at the Holiday Inn in downtown Huntsville.
And I used to think I was some kind of narcissist because whenever I find a reflective surface when I’m out taking photographs, with a standard old fashioned digital camera, I stop and take a snapshot of myself.
December (and 2012) turned out to be quite a month. Doomsday, the impending fiscal cliff,
Malice, hate, and greed never cease to amaze me. While I still am not a democrat, and consider Obama to be the inception of the communist era in the United States, I cannot comprehend republicans who denigrate and ridicule the unemployed as lazy, telling them to go to school, get out of their hammock, and […]