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Although much of the U. S. (especially in the South) is blanketed with snow this week, many of us are dreaming of gardens lush and lovely. Last spring, in Knoxville, one homeowner opened his garden during the Dogwood Arts Festival garden … Continue reading
A recent Knoxville event, Chef’s Table Tour, came with a surprise . . . an unexpected one. After strolling downtown sidewalks listening to bits of history from our guide, we ducked into Clancy’s Tavern & Whisky House ready for good food … 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
With the announcement that Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus will perform for the last time in May 2017, we are re-publishing our post of August 19, 2015, on the Tibbals Learning Center at The Ringling in Sarasota. Although the … 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
Seems simple,right? A kid wants to be a snow leopard. So she steps up to the face painting tent at Knoxville’s Christmas in the City. Selects Face Number 1 from the sample board. Sits down. Smiles at the artist. And … Continue reading
Sometimes we travel near and far in search of adventures and great places to see, but actually there’s grand beauty in East Tennessee that we sometimes take for granted. Thus it was on a recent weekend that we headed north … Continue reading
This may sound a bit like the venerable Charles Dickens’ novel A Tale of Two Cities, but we actually have two happy places to submit to this week’s Daily Post Photo Challenge. Our foremost happy place is Knoxville, Tennessee, where we’ve … Continue reading
Knoxville’s Chilhowee Park is known around town as the place for exhibits, the Tennessee Valley Fair, and special events. But one building, listed in Knox Heritage‘s Fragile Fifteen, is an endangered structure: the historic Rabbit & Poultry Barn. Built in … Continue reading