Fox 6 Books: Local & Global Flavors and Something to Think About

Here's what I took to WBRC Fox 6 Good Day Alabama this month: a book about food from a local favorite, a global cookbook that does good and a book on mindfulness for Mental Health Awareness Month.   From the Pit to the Plate:  The Story of Bob Sykes Bar-B-Q by Niki Sepsas Bob Sykes Bar-B-Q has been … Continue reading Fox 6 Books: Local & Global Flavors and Something to Think About

Good Books That Will Stay with You and Do Some Good in the World

Here are the books I brought to Good Day Alabama on WBRC Fox 6 this month. They include my new favorite novel, a way to help our planet, a way to help Ukraine and a novel about a forgotten part of our country's history. Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Duerr This novel, by the author … Continue reading Good Books That Will Stay with You and Do Some Good in the World

A quick but meaningful and memorable trip to The Big Easy

My trips to New Orleans always follow a few familiar patterns—habits we’ve formed over decades of visiting this beloved city. On the way there, we stop in East New Orleans for banh mi sandwiches at Dong Phuong Bakery, a James Beard Award-winning Vietnamese restaurant and bakery. This NOLA East institution has been around since 1982 and … Continue reading A quick but meaningful and memorable trip to The Big Easy

Fox 6 Books: Black History Month

Let’s enter Black History Month with these important reads—we have a thoughtful short story, a work of nonfiction with a personal approach and two meaningful educational books for young readers. I shared these with Good Day Alabama on WBRC Fox 6. Recitatif by Toni Morrison This 1983 short story, the only one Nobel Prize-winning Toni Morrison … Continue reading Fox 6 Books: Black History Month