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Most of America (well, the world, for that matter) knows Dolly Parton for her hit songs (“Jolene,” “9 to 5,” “I Will Always Love You”) and movies (Coat of Many Colors, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Steel Magnolias). And maybe … Continue reading
We didn’t have to travel far to accept the challenge posed on Ailsa’s blog, Where’s My Backpack. In fact, it was a treat to combine our usual morning walk with this week’s rain theme and a reason to stop and look closely at … Continue reading
Because so many people look forward to the Dogwood Arts Chalk Walk each year, we’re republishing this post featuring some of the amazing art from Chalk Walk 2015. The 2017 event will be held at Market Square Knoxville on Saturday, … Continue reading
In one three-hour span, you can tour downtown Knoxville, learn a bit of history, meet new friends and sample East Tennessee fare. It’s all part of the Chef’s Table Tour, one of the offerings from East TN Tours combining food … Continue reading
It’s our guess that all across America this time of year farmers are busy. (Well, aren’t they always?) It’s just that instead of being consumed by harvest chores and all, they’re leading folks through corn mazes, selling apple cider, and … Continue reading
Savage Gardens, nestled quietly in the Fountain City area of Knoxville, Tennessee, on a summer’s day. Cool. Calm. Curvaceous. For more photos of curves, check out this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Curve.
This week’s WordPress Daily Post photo challenge began with a quote from Wendell Berry: “The Earth is what we all have in common” and ended with a request for writers to share their vision of glorious Mother Earth. Well, even … Continue reading
Every spring I look forward to seeing the one flowering tree I have behind my house come into its own. With just a bit of nudging, my glorious White Star White Magnolia bursts forth before any other of its kin … Continue reading
Sometimes the end of trip can be a letdown of sorts. But not on this trip, our Fall Color Tour 2015. Even after seeing gold in West Virginia, touring built environments with pops of color at Tamarack and The Greenbrier, … Continue reading