Tag Archives: history

Good Reads (and a couple of things you’ve seen before)

“New features at the Cobalt Club?” Scott Wilson asked, giving me a skeptical look over the top of his lenses. “Yeah,” Wade Smith chimed in.  “Haven’t we heard that before?” As much as I hated to admit it, the club’s … Continue reading

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George Washington and the Newburgh Conspiracy

It was shortly before the 238th anniversary of American independence that I received a copy of Swords in Their Hands.  Within five minutes, I had invited its author to the club. Published earlier this year by Pisgah Press, Dave Richards’ … Continue reading

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Restoring Greatness

Anyone who wonders why Birmingham is called The Magic City has obviously never seen our skyline after dark, I mused as I stood on the roof of the club. I like nights like this, when the urban darkness appears friendly, … Continue reading

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Once upon a midnight dreary

With a storm raging outside and a good conversationalist in the opposite wingback, I had no desire to leave my comfortable chair in the library on a recent evening. Laura Griffin had sought refuge in the club shortly after the … Continue reading

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