GRAVY GULF EDITION: SOS, SAVE OUR SHORE, POINT CLEAR, AL

Bill Harrison, The Garage Gifts and Gallery, Point Clear, AL A DISPATCH FROM ASHLEY HALL SUNDAY, JUNE 27, 2010 I was driving southbound on US Highway 98 headed away from Fairhope and toward the Gulf when a chalkboard sign caught my eye. “Save our Gumbo,” it said. I pulled off and turned around to investigate. … Continued

GRAVY GULF EDITION: AN IMPORTANT CHAPTER

A DISPATCH FROM ASHLEY HALL: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2010 There is a voice of this story that I don’t think I’ve been able to adequately capture. And that is the voice of the Southeast Asian immigrants that populate the fishing communities of southeast Mississippi and southwest Alabama. I wish I had had the opportunity to … Continued

GRAVY GULF EDITION: TRAVEL LOG

A DISPATCH FROM ASHLEY HALL: TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2010 A few hours ago I arrived in Fairhope, AL and it feels like I’m 1,000 miles away from the fishing communities of southeast Mississippi and southwest Alabama. As one rolls into the village here you find yoga studios, Aveda spas, and some store that calls itself … Continued