A Simpler Life: An Interview with Alabama’s Children

Story by Amy Stamper Rainer and photos by Brit Huckabay What is something that makes you feel fancy?“Fancy…

Story by Amy Stamper Rainer and photos by Brit Huckabay

What is something that makes you feel fancy?
“Fancy clothes, nail polish, make up, and getting my hair curled.” 
–ELEANOR, AGE 10

What is something that makes you feel fancy?
“Mascara and high heels!” 
–PALMER, AGE 7

If you had to teach an alien table manners, what’s the most important thing you’d tell him? 
“Be sure to say thank you when someone brings your food.” 
–WILLIAM, AGE 9

If you had to teach an alien table manners, what’s the most important thing you’d tell him? 
“Don’t eat messy, and be sure to thank the person who cooked your food.”
–TREY, AGE 8

If you had to teach an alien table manners, what’s the most important thing you’d tell him? 
“Don’t use your hands to eat.” 
–SHEP, AGE 8

If you had to teach an alien table manners, what’s the most important thing you’d tell him? 
“Be sure not to slurp.” 
–ELLA AGE 7

What is something that makes you feel fancy?
“When my mom lets me see her jewelry and try it on.”
–GRACE , AGE 8

If you had to teach an alien table manners, what’s the most important thing you’d tell him? 
“I’d tell him to try not to put his antenna in the food.”
–JACK, AGE 7

What is something that makes you feel fancy?
“When I walk into a restroom and the toilet paper is folded into a little triangle.”
–LUCY, AGE 10

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