Monthly Archives: March 2013

Climbing Montserrat in Spain, Pt. 1

Share Rising up from the grassy slopes of farmland and vineyards, its jagged peaks carve the sky in two like the serrated edge for which it was named. Montserrat, literally meaning “saw mountain” in Catalan, is 20 minutes from the Spanish town Collbató and less than an hour from the second largest city in Spain.…

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Rick Bragg fundraiser a success

Share Peals of laughter rang out to the second floor lobby of Gorgas Library Wednesday night, as Rick Bragg gave more than 100 people his sound, entertaining advice at the Alpine Living fundraiser event. Bragg, an accomplished Alabama author and University of Alabama professor, regaled the audience with stories of his youth and from his…

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