Tag - 07-13-2017 Issue

Never Ending Circles

By Charles Morgan III   Life is a circle. If you’re fortunate, it’s a big circle.   Two things that happened more than 50 years ago circled back to me this week.   My father was a 33-year-old attorney in Birmingham in 1963. He was a struggling attorney with a wife and an eight-year-old...

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The Virtue of Judging Others

By Chris Leavenworth   To abstain from judging others is an ecumenical principle most decent people try to abide by and rarely question. No one likes being judged, so most people agree that it’s a good thing not to do—unless, of course, they’ve been judged charitably or they’re making an approving...

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Step Up Your Trail Camera Game

By Jenna Taylor Photos by Hunter Forbes   July is here! You may have mixed feelings about this month. The month that accounts for fun Independence Day celebrations, three-digit temps and high humidity also means that antlers are growing across the nation. No matter your hunting location—Kentucky...

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Share your photos and get featured here! instagram.com/beachcomberdestin   @30acoloringbook Funky beach vehicles are all the rage on Florida’s Scenic Highway.   @keithladdjr Nice one, Keith.   @marilumorgan Baby’s first Fourth of July. Beachcomber contributing writer Marilu Morgan...

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Why July Matters

July is and has always been my favorite month, and not just because it’s the sexiest. Check out my beach body, which I’ve been perfecting since late June.   This is National Grilling Month, brought to my attention as Paula and I removed last summer’s gunk off the grill (before you ask...

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A Fresh New Look for LuLu’s

One of the south’s most recognized restaurant brands has updated its iconic signature logo. LuLu’s has launched a fresh new look for their 19th summer season catering to the thousands of families cascading upon their coastal restaurant destinations and has landed on a new modernized, clean, fresh...

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A Steely Stage Crafters Spectacular

Stage Crafters invites everyone to their second production of the 2017 season, Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias, Aug. 4-13.   The action is set in Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are anybody come to have their hair done. Helped by Annelle, her eager new...

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