Tag Archives: Tennessee

The Storyteller – Part 1

Mother is a storyteller, a spinner of tales.  Her stories are mostly about rural Tennessee and her life growing up on a farm with a large family of eleven children.  In rural Tennessee back in the 20’s the modern world … Continue reading

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Jack Daniels

It was on a Tuesday that we decided to visit Jack Daniels Distillery. Jack Daniels, in case you have never heard of him, was a whiskey maker back in the day. He learned his skill when he left home while … Continue reading

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The Family Reunion

My family used to have reunions here in Tennessee. My mother is from a large family and every other year they came from all over the U.S. to get together. Now some people have told me that if their whole … Continue reading

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Junk Cars & Tall Grass

I couldn’t believe what I saw in the paper! Our local lawmakers, in their unfailing wisdom, passed a law against parking cars on residential lawns. What is the world is wrong with these council members? Do they not know this … Continue reading

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Ery Ya Ready fer Sum Football?

Many years ago, Nashville opened a new football stadium and became a major league city with a REAL football team and a REAL stadium. My son, gave his pre-purchased ticket to me saying that a pre-season game wasn’t worth worrying about, and … Continue reading

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Opry at the Ryman

Well, I did it again.  I went to the Grand Ole Opry. Just shut up about it – this is Nashville, after all.  Cheapest entertainment in town – they really give your money’s worth with a long continuous show.  Ticket … Continue reading

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A Yankee in Nashville

  A fellow humorist and writer always looking for a easy pun, made an interesting comment the other day: We would love to go visit my niece in Nashville, but I’m afraid we probably wouldn’t all fit in her apartment and we’re … Continue reading

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Dollywood Dolly

Hooray for Dollywood! Okay, I got that out of the way. Just had to say it. I did it, went to the Mecca of Tennessee tourism, the redneck Disney World, Dollywood, number two tourist attraction in the state in be-u-ti-ful … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

Years ago, my mother, growing older and, I suppose, becoming more aware of her own mortality, decided to write a “book” of her memories about childhood and growing up in rural Tennessee.  She made copies of her completed manuscript and gave … Continue reading

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The Truth About Tennessee

I have decided to let the rest of the world in on a secret that they have always suspected anyhow. It is the truth about Tennessee. The truth is we are all rednecks here. Some claim the name comes from … Continue reading

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