Tag Archives: Tennessee

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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Elvis Land

Yes, it’s all true. In Tennessee we do worship Elvis. Everyone in Tennessee knows all the words to “Blue Suede Shoes” and “Hound Dog” by heart. It is  well-established that nearly everyone in Tennessee has natural musical talent, and can play … Continue reading

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The Grand Ole Opry

Nothing is more associated with Tennessee than country music, and nothing is more associated with country music than the Grand Ole Opry.  Many southerners grew up on a steady diet of country music and love it.  Others have an attitude … Continue reading

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See Rock City

“We need to do something different for a change,” I yawned one lazy Saturday morning. “Let’s go to Chattanooga,” said my honey. I knew he was referring to the Aquarium. “Let’s go to Rock City instead,” I suggested. “We haven’t … Continue reading

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Mule Day

One of the biggest mule related events in the country is right here in Tennessee in Columbia, not far down the road from Nashville. I’ve never been before, but since it was nearby, I felt it was my responsibility as … Continue reading

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