A few years back we decided to take the lazy man’s route around one of our local state parks. It was a fun fall experience, offering some Tennessee history while taking a hayride through Edgar Evins State Park. The pictures you see here were taken last year, but I recently discovered ...
September 9, 2018Carol
Technology and Industrialism 1. A phone system that works virtually all of the time 2. Electricity and running water 3. Toilets and toilet paper 4. Easy access to the Internet 5. Email 6. Instant messaging 7. Skype and video chat services for long-distance communication 8. Social networking sites 9. Cell phones and text messaging 10. Shops with free Wi-Fi 11. Digital ...
August 15, 2018Carol
On a cool March Friday in 1972, John Wallace checked out his four seat airplane at the Charlie Brown Airport in Atlanta for a flight to Tennessee. The plan was for John's wife Youlanda, and their children Paul and Erika along with Art Smith, and Jack Pace to drive up ...
June 16, 2018Carol
If you like old fashioned fun in an old-fashioned place that is like stepping back in time where people are friendly, smiles are easy, and fun is free, then you’ve got to come to Bell Buckle Tennessee for its annual RC Cola – MoonPie Festival! This wacky festival has been ...
June 4, 2018Carol
On Saturday June 9th, 2018 Tennessee opens all access fishing at no fee. The purpose is to promote the sport and allow friends and family the opportunity to fish and enjoy all the countless beautiful lakes, rivers, and streams that Tennessee offers. In addition, children ages 15 and younger may ...
May 17, 2018Carol
Need an economical Mother’s Day gift? Here’s a fun way to appreciate Mom and celebrate her special day. Take a day trip to Byrdstown, Tennessee and see a play for just twelve bucks ($12.00 dollars), then take her downtown to the casual Dixie Café for dinner. The Arsenic and Old Lace ...
May 9, 2018Carol
Tennesseans love their horses and now that warm sunshine days and balmy evenings are approaching, it’s once again time to get out-of-doors and enjoy our diverse trails, park lands and lakes. Seeing the sights on horseback offers a special, highly enjoyable experience. Either the accomplished rider or a novice can ...
April 30, 2018Carol
All over the United States locavors (one committed to eating food grown or produced locally) are embracing local food production in an exciting new way. Called an “agrihood” (a blend of neighborhood and agriculture), this new type of neighborhood serves up farm-to-table living, often using organic growth techniques with minimal ...
April 16, 2018Carol
Knoxville Tennessee is a special city and April 21st, 2018 will be a special Saturday. The most talented student and professional artists will once again turn the city sidewalks into colorful canvases during one of Knoxville’s favorite events. The Dogwood Arts ChalkWalk is held within the heart of downtown in Market ...
March 30, 2018Carol
Each year historic Granville Tennessee selects a theme that exemplifies a period in United States history. For this year (2018) “Strolling Through the 1950s: Let the Good Times Roll” has been selected. Unofficial opening on March 7th with events planned all year, the official Grand Opening is on Saturday, April 14th ...
March 19, 2018Carol