Where’s the Russian food in Alabama?

Russian food festival sign

  Did you know you could find authentic Russian food in Alabama? Yes, you can if you attend the annual St. Nicholas Slavic/Russian food festival in Brookside, Alabama. Brookside is about 30 minutes northwest of Birmingham and an easy drive now that I22 is open.¬†Brookside is the site of a Russian Orthodox church that is […]

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Bham Komen 2018

2018 Bham Komen

  There’s no place like home, right? My Birmingham Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure was, of course, different from all of the others. I didn’t know or meet anyone at my first race in Denver. I didn’t make it to my second race in Terre Haute so I had a substitute “race” in […]

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One Roof 2018 Junior Board Event

One Roof Junior Board presents Sights & Stories

  When I’m not trying to see, do and eat everything in the world, I am trying to do what I can to make my hometown a better place. For years I’ve volunteered at the Nightingale clinic which provides healthcare to people experiencing homelessness, are underinsured or uninsured. Three years ago I began volunteering for […]

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Greater Nashville Komen 2018

  Nashville, or more specifically Brentwood, Tennessee was my fifth Komen run. I checked the weather (rain, rain and cold rain) packed a raincoat and change of clothes and was driving on the freeway at 4:00 a.m. I was looking at a sub-3 hour drive but with the rain I felt it might take longer. […]

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