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Keepin' It Real with Cam Marston

Jun 30, 2023

She hopped to the edge of the platform, raised her arms, and jumped.


The video opened on my phone and my daughter was leaping off a bridge and falling out of the frame. It took my breath away. I watched it again and texted her. “Since you sent this to me,” I said, “I assume you survived the fall?”

Jun 23, 2023

A cup of coffee with a friend and a few strangers was a wonderful start to a great day not long ago.


I’d like to say Hello to Randy Fowler. On Friday mornings he’s in his car on his way to the Restaurant Five in downtown Tuscaloosa with his dog Milo. He’s a regular listener to these commentaries and he...

Jun 16, 2023

I have an idea for a business. Make up words customers can't understand then upcharge 75%.


I think our dog is constipated. She rung her tinkle bell early early in the morning to go outside and she just roamed around the yard in a hurry with her nose down. I have no idea if this is what a constipated dog looks...

Jun 9, 2023

My wife and I were at Bama Bound this week for my son's college orientation.


I am oriented. It’s official. My wife, my son, and I spent a day and a half in Tuscaloosa this week at Bama Bound – the school’s orientation for students and parents. Roll Tide! Or as my wife says “Rowl Tihhhdee, yall”. We heard...

Jun 2, 2023

I had a tough day the other day. Thankfully, I know a recipe that gets me out of them.


My eighteen-year-old son is headed to Tuscaloosa next week for his Bama Bound orientation. My wife and I are going, too. I’m wondering why the parents need a college orientation so I’m tagging along. It’s about a day and a...