Tag: birmingham

Where I was

I was, inexplicably, heading down to Dothan to try to sell promotional products. To funeral homes. Yes, it was a bad idea, as was continuing to head that way after I stopped in Troy and saw TV coverage of the first strike. I think I was just kind of in shock after that, especially after hearing on the radio about the second strike, and the slowly dawning comprehension that this wasn’t an accident. Read more

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Lately it’s occurred to me…

… what a long strange trip it’s been.

I was in Birmingham all day yesterday, from a medical appointment at UAB to a family visit to a meetup with some of the Birmingham twitterati, semi-organized by André Natta of bhamterminal.com fame. Read more

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This is why design work should be left to professionals

This is what I get for twittering snarky things about the new Birmingham logo. A friend at al.com challenged me to critique the new design. First, let me say for the record I have no opinion about the name change, the wisdom of changing the name, etc. In my business, of course, change is good. 🙂

Here is a link to the graphic in question. The caption mentions that the Mayor of Birmingham, Larry Langford, designed it. Read more

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