Monthly Archives: June 2011

major unfinished family business

  This response to yesterday’s brother’s keeper post. Click on the link to see that post.   Sloan, You may recall, I too early on  sensed Major’s departure was suicide–that opinion reached before law enforcement investigation turned up evidence.  On the stipling matter.  … Continue reading

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brother’s keeper

Recent email back and forth with Lori Moore (bamanewsgirl@gmail.com), an investigative journalist in Dothan, about my brother Major, who went missing in March 2010, then his body was found in the Higland Park Golf Course pond near Highland Avenue in Birmingham. The … Continue reading

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Blacksmith echo

  This informative link in yesterday from Morticia, Locust Fork:   Click here: Vulcan Park and Museum – About Vulcan   This in yesterday from Bama Earl, whose comment to the goodmorningbirmingham.com home page catalyzed yesterday’s The Blacksmith post (click the link to see it): … Continue reading

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The Blacksmith

Comment sent yesterday to goodmorningbirmingham.com from a fellow I met in the late 1990s, when lived in Birmingham for a while.   Submitted on 2011/06/26 at 11:11 am That Vulcan… Is it an Idol? Is our use of gasoline idolatrous? … Continue reading

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seeing with the spirit eye

Yesterday’s notes from friends, mostly post introduced three Birmingham area women who corresponded with me since my brother Major’s death last year. Today’s post features email dialogue with two of them, Patti, who now lives near Charlotte, North Carolina, and Morticia, who lives in Locust … Continue reading

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notes from friends, mostly

Responses to A Few Remarkable (Birmingham) People I Have Known from three women who started corresponding with me after my brother Major went missing in March 2010.   From Morticia:    You and my Aunt are the only ones that call me Morticia. … Continue reading

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A Few Remarkable (Birmingham) People I Have Known

Although I expect the heat to rise in daily Vulcanites as time passes, we are still in the honeymoon stage with the bloom perhaps still on the rose, or perhaps not after yesterday’s pretty frisky warm-up Vulcanite. Whatever, today’s offering is a little … Continue reading

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blue news – Dennis Reeves Cooper vs. Sloan

From Dennis Reeves Cooper (photo), Publisher of Key West the Newspaper (kwtn.com), replying to yesterday’s jealous mistress post.   SLOAN: A MUTUAL FRIEND SENT ME A COPY OF YOUR “JEALOUS MISTRESS” PIECE THIS MORNING. AND I AM GLAD HE DID. … Continue reading

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