The following essay of mine appeared on David Sher's blog, ComebackTown "to begin a conversation about a better Birmingham":
We are bombarded with news of political discord at the local, state, and
national level. One can get disheartened watching news broadcasts these
days, wondering if we can safely navigate the political shoals ahead.
Recently I found a place where everything seemed to be working, in spite
of what the news media may report...(continue reading here.)