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
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
The many available driving trails are a fun and leisurely way to experience Tennessee. They are an unhurried stress-free introduction to scenic views and endless recreational possibilities. The following top five are re-presented from the top ten scenic drives found at: https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/top-10-scenic-drives-in-tennessee No. 5 – The Snake...
February 6, 2018Carol
Special Olympics of Greater Memphis will have their 12th annual Polar Bear Plunge and Chili Cook Off Saturday, February 3rd. Raise some money, taste some awesome chili, and take the Polar Bear Plunge - if you dare. The 2018 Bluff City Fire and Ice & Chili Cook Off is an ...
January 14, 2018Carol
Rich in Tennessee history, Natchez Trace Parkway was established as a unit of the National Park Service in 1938. Today however, visitors can experience the 10,000 miles of scenic beauty and recreational opportunities this National Scenic Byway offers by driving, biking, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, and camping. Also called the ...
January 6, 2018Carol
'Tis the season and I thought I would take the “off-the-beaten-path” approach and search for a hidden Holiday activity gem that would be enjoyed by the whole family. And yes, I found it. Discovery Park America is a bit out of the way (Nashville is approximately 2 hours southeast), but more ...
November 29, 2017Carol
Last year 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 that ...
September 21, 2017Carol
Once upon a time, not so long ago, America fought a terrible Civil War. Brother against brother, father against son, families, farms, and great southern plantations decimated and destroyed as the Confederate soldiers marched on toward inevitable defeat. Over 620,000 lives lost, and thousands of cavalry horses were killed or ...
August 13, 2017Carol
A solar eclipse occurs when our orbiting moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, causing the Sun to become fully or partially covered. Because the moon’s orbit around the Earth is tilted five more degrees than the Earth’s orbit around the sun, the first phase (or new moon) often ...
July 10, 2017Carol
Tennessee is situated in the South East of America with a total population of 6,225,997 according to the 2008 census statistics. The population of Tennessee has grown by nearly 10% in the previous 8 years making it the 17th most populous state in America. The population of the city of ...
June 20, 2017support