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Road Trip to Nashville- Day 3


We started our day off meeting some family friends at Noshville, which is a local diner with a few locations in Nashville. We ate at the Green Hills location, which just so happens to be the one that Vince Gill eats at Every. 469 more words


The Awakening by Kate Chopin

I wish I’d read this novel in college, when I was much more into the whole “female awakening” thing. I think I would have been much more sympathetic of Chopin’s main character, Edna Pontellier. 829 more words


From my Reading: 5 Favorite Quotes: Mississippi Cotton

As part of a new little series I’m doing here on my blog, I recently did a post about a book I was reading, called Mississippi Cotton, just telling a bit about it and giving my thoughts about the book.   318 more words


The Light In August

August has fallen upon us a warm blanket that we do no want. The air of August is only made to feel more oppressive as it is smothered between the immediate memories of heat from May, June, and July and the stifling anticipation of temperatures of early September. 466 more words

How to Teach the American Civil War

Last night I finished reading Dudley Taylor Cornish’s The Sable Arm: Black Troops in the Union Army, 1861-1865, a history of the United States Colored Troops (USCT), and it has dramatically changed my view on how to teach the American Civil War. 629 more words


Road Trip to Nashville- Day 2

Our itinerary for Day Two was a packed one. We woke up to coffee and bagels for breakfast and were out the door by 9:00 a.m. 717 more words

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