The University of Alabama is praised for its pristine sports program and its multitude of national championships, but it is students' laid-back, classic sense of style that truly mirrors the sweet southern charm for which we are known.
Others can and will profile Ayers' impressive public career as presented in his autobiography. What I want to do here is profile "Brandy" as a person, using excerpts from the book to more fully portray this complex man and his progressive mission.
Georgia has been impressive, especially as of late with wins and covers in four straight games (the under has also covered in each of those blowouts). Expect all of those streaks to end in Atlanta on Saturday.
It was one of those in-the-moment kind of statements like, "I'm going to buy some bees and learn how to make my own honey." It seems like a great idea and is a nice sentiment, but never actually comes to fruition. Except that it did. All because Karen made it happen.
A new version of race relations seems to have taken hold in Southern political life. Cynics can snicker; but the changed order is better than anything practiced in the past in this part of the country.
I've been thinking about this column from the moment I submitted my first back in October of 2010. Then, and even as recently as a few months ago, I envisioned a giant, 800-word middle finger to the system as my final parting gift.