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Rocking (or Jazz-ing) at the Ryman!

Something’s always happening at the Ryman Auditorium!  Here is Doc Dave at the Bela Fleck and Chic Chorea concert on April 17th.  Our children gave us tickets, and we are thankful to them for treating us to a delightful evening. … Continue reading

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My three faves for surviving Tennessee pollen…

What a beautiful time of year!!  Tennessee springs are glorious.  Unfortunately, many of us can’t enjoy these mild days and lush landscapes because we are sneezing, coughing, or battling red and itchy eyes.  We are fortunate to live in a … Continue reading

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Did you know?

The only person in U.S. history to be both an admiral in the navy and a general in the army was born in Tennessee.  His name was Samuel Perry “Powhaten” Carter.  He was born August 6, 1819 in Elizabethton.

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Oh, Tennessee!

Todd Thomas, aka Speech, of the band, Arrested Devlopment, penned these words about his youthful remembrances of our state: Take me to another place Take me to another land Make me forget all that hurts me Let me understand your … Continue reading

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Fun at the Farmer’s Market/Bicentennial Mall

Last Monday,  “Blossom” and I enjoyed a lovely day at the Farmer’s Market and Bicentennial Mall.  We got caught in a summer shower, purchased some lovely produce, had lunch, and splashed in the Bicentennial fountains.  Blossom was having so much … Continue reading

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From my Tennessee Yard

This lily was just too pretty not to share!

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Where’s Mimi — Ellington Agricultural Center

Dear Daughter, Blossom, and I went to the Tennessee Ellington Agricultural Center’s Pioneer Days celebration.  What fun we had!  We interacted with bee keepers and their bees, sheep shearers, goat keepers, storytellers, and a man showing us how the human … Continue reading

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