Weekly Photo Challenge: Blur

You’ve felt like this, right?  Especially on a Monday.  Especially after a holiday weekend. Dates.  Schedules.  Appointments. So much to do.  So little time.  Work, family, fun.  And what day is today anyway?  Life’s a blur.  Right? Art Source 2015: A Knox County Art Educators Exhibition A Dogwood Arts Festival event at the UT Downtown Gallery, […]

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The tulips at Cherokee: Dogwood Arts 2015

Knoxville’s Dogwood Arts Festival isn’t only about art.  It’s about the beauty of the area, too. And sometimes it’s right under your nose. We pass by Cherokee Country Club on Lyons View Pike almost daily.  And sometimes, not all the time, we note what’s planted in the flowerbeds by the street.  Last year, a profusion […]

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Redbuds first, then dogwoods.

Although the highly anticipated white dogwood blooms (stars of Dogwood Arts Festival 2015) are making progress, they’re still in the half-open, pale green stage.  Lovely, but not in full bloom.  That’s just the way it is here in East Tennessee. You’re blessed with redbuds sporting their characteristic purplish blooms first.  And then the dogwood show […]

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Almost open: Dogwood Arts Festival 2015

April 1st is when it really opens up around here.  Tulips, daffodils, azaleas, and, of course, dogwoods — which bring on one of the loveliest festivals in the South:  the Dogwood Arts Festival.   It’s definitely not a one-day affair.  Knoxville, Tennessee, springs to life as blooms come out in full force.  From the painted […]

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