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New Year’s Eve in Germantown, Nashville
In years past we had a sausage drop, and then there was the year a replica of the Hindenburg crashed into the street at midnight, so this is kind of tame by comparison. from Instagram http://ift.tt/13VLrn9
Cold mornings in Nashville make me miss cold mornings in New York. ☕️
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Visiting Nashville? Here’s the (former) local’s guide to what’s cool.
In the past year, a few friends from former towns and workplaces have begun to visit Nashville. I couldn’t be more delighted, of course – I want to show off my adopted hometown – but invariably, the preparatory emails involve some sort of “what sh…
One of those elusive Big City Benefits
People in Nashville seem to be fond of saying that Nashville is a big city with a small town feel. Which is charming enough, except that anyone who’s lived in a city that could proportionally be called “big” — as in, say, over 1 million people wi…
Cicada-skepticism: new Nashville meme?
everyone in nashville keeps freaking out about the cicada invasion… i still haven’t seen (or heard) a single one. via lizhadaway.tumblr.com Just come by my house and I’ll show you enough cicadas to creep you out for the rest of the summer.
Another Nashvillian’s perspective, America
Here’s the deal with our town. We have one particular industry here, the music industry, which isn’t really that big in the grand scheme of things, that has made a lot of money putting out an image that we’re a bunch of inbred hillbilly yokels who…
A Nashvillian’s heart-to-heart with America
America, we need to talk. A few days ago, while rain kept falling harder and longer than I’ve ever seen, in between cleaning up our flooded basement (my husband’s art studio), I anxiously checked my iPhone (my laptop had been submerged that mornin…
A Nashville vocabulary lesson by Lucas Hendrickson
via youtube.com This was presented during last night’s inaugural Nashville Ignite event, following BarCamp Nashville. There’s a lovely surprise at the end of the list. Lucas, you large land mammal, you sure know how to work a room. 🙂
John Irving at the Ryman Auditorium
John Irving at the Ryman Auditorium Originally uploaded by Kate O’ “Suppression is very American. … If you don’t like abortion, don’t have one. … Why should it matter to straight couples if gay couples get married?” – John Irving,