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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

City Vacations

Back in Knoxville

I had these highly ambitious plans to check in while on a road trip through the South recently. You can probably guess how well that turned out.  41 more words


Road Trip to Nashville- Day 1

This year, my mom turned 60, so our family decided to take a mini-vacation together to Nashville.  While the idea was to celebrate my mom’s birthday, she had ulterior motives; because Nashville is centrally located between her and me, she figured we could both drive, meet in the middle, and she could… 578 more words

City Vacations

10 Books that Celebrate the Richness of the American South

Our United States is one republic united by shared history, language and government, but each region of our great nation is a distinct entity, practically a separate country. 598 more words

Top 10 Tuesday

* Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile

The premise of Queen Sugar is that a young African-American woman who lives in Los Angeles unexpectedly  inherits a sugarcane plantation in Louisiana from her father. 53 more words

New Fiction

What’s a Toothbrush Drill?

What is a toothbrush drill, and does it hurt? That was my question, anyway.

I volunteer at the Tannehill museum. One job, from a while ago now, was to catalog sixteen boxes of old photographs of Alabama mining communities. 359 more words