Letters to the Editor

Keep it up

Editor: Rob Holbert’s last column, titled “The Sound and the fury” (May 5), was one which I know the naturalist John James Audubon would have loved for its reference to the rebirth of bird life on our coast. It also reminded me...

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Are we keeping Mobile beautiful?

Editor: If you asked a room full of Mobilians if we are winning the war on litter, you probably wouldn’t see many hands in the air. In the past, the city has simply not devoted enough resources or attention to recycling, but...

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Any which way the breeze blows

Editor: A wonderfully, wonderfully blown breeze is a brilliant thing. A thing of bliss. What brought it here? Where did it begin? Where did it come from? Where is it going, even? As of right now in DeTonti Square, it is blowing...

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Go. Byrne?

Editor: Concerning your “The woman who took down the ‘throne’” article, I would like to make what I think is a pertinent historical point. Robert Bentley would have never been governor if the AEA had not told all its members not...

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Stop the blue-bags

Editor: I’m sure I’m only one of many Mobilians sick and dang tired of AL.com throwing blue bags of unsolicited and very unwanted trash (aka advertising) on my yard weekly. I know we can recycle this junk, but why does it...

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Someone should be accountable

Editor: My husband still talks about when he was in high school, he and a few friends managed to get a six-pack of beer and drove to his friend’s house to watch TV. A policeman stopped them for something minor like a broken tail...

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Zzzz-quill

Mr. Holbert, Thanks a lot. I read your column about insomnia yesterday and now it’s 2:45 a.m., and for the last several hours I’ve been thinking about insomnia and its causes. I got rid of my bedside table LED clock several...

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These go to 11

Editor: I would like to write about something missing from this area. I’ve lived and worked from coast to coast to coast, from New York to Miami, to Seattle, Detroit and a few other stops along the way. The population of the...

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