Beautiful Day for Birmingham Hometown Parade

Beautiful Day for Birmingham Hometown Parade (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 17, 2015) With a sky full of sunshine and streets lined with smiles, the atmosphere was just right for the Birmingham Hometown Parade on Sunday. The parade honored Veterans and paid homage to warriors past.  It also was a chance for various groups and businesses…

Blessings, Adoptions and More Make Claws and Paws Event Fantastic

Blessings, Adoptions and More Make Claws and Paws Event Fantastic (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 16, 2015) In Medieval times, pastors would travel the countryside, stopping at farms and offering to bless the animals in hopes of abundant food production. The tradition of the blessing of pets grew out of this practice, leading to the afternoon…