I, foodie that I am, have become a snob. I avoided chain restaurants for years. With good reason! New restaurants were popping up everywhere, fresh, creative food became a thing. Chefs became celebrities.
Last Saturday we had an appointment at the vet at the ungodly hour of 9:20 AM! If I am lucky, I am up sitting in my bathrobe and writing at 9 am. Nevertheless, I persevered. I got up when the alarm went off with only
His mashed potatoes were a disaster in my opinion, topped with …..strawberry butter. Need I say more? Wonderful on the fresh yeast rolls, a really bad idea on mashed potatoes.
Back in Nashville last weekend. There are so many restaurants to try and plays to see along with friends and family. Some friends of ours suggested a new restaurant purporting to be a New Mexican restaurant, and thought we’d be interested having lived in the
It’s so hard to write. How can I celebrate….anything? We are a violent, cruel, selfish species and I’m not so sure that even the best of us can save us or this small blue dot floating in the cosmos. How can I just go on
I’d never taken an Uber before – am I the last person on earth to say that? Of course, I knew what Uber was (I say a little defensively) I just hadn’t needed a ride. Besides, I’m not sure how I feel about Uber’s business
May 7th we were in Nashville for the Broadway Brunch, a benefit for Nashville Rep Theatre. We were lucky enough to see their production of “A Raisin’ in the Sun” a couple of weeks before and wanted to support their efforts. Eddie George was the
It’s been said that Tennessee is 3 distinct states geographically. The state is long and narrow, 900 miles across. It covers a lot of different terrain. East Tennessee, once a part of the Carolinas, is home to the Smoky Mountains, deeply primal forests, waterfalls, snow
“Choose Jesus or your (sic) toast.” Sign on the First Assembly of God, Trimble, TN
When we lived in Oxnard, CA we were aware that the state was suffering drought. Yet, Oxnard agriculture continued full tilt all year long. About every six weeks the fields were cleared of the debris of the recent harvest and planting started all over again.