Tag Archive for Tennessee

Bluebird Cafe, Nashville

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Nashville, long renowned as a hotbed of musical talent, has gained another feather in its hat in recent years–a network prime-time drama by the same name. I’ve never watched the show. I never really wanted to watch the show. Christine, however,…

The Strange Places I’ve Called Home: Part 3, Knoxville

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Check out my first two parts of my “Strange Places I’ve Called Home” series: Milwaukee, and South Florida.  At first blush, Knoxville seems like an odd fit for a boy like me. It is conservative and religious, and I am…

Repaying the Debt: Hosting Surfers of My Own

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This is the latest installment of my on-going narrative of my experience with Couchsurfing. The full story can be found here.  My First Surfers: Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A. Upon returning from backpacking in Europe, and my wonderful experience with Andrew fresh…

An Open Letter to Pat Summitt

Dear Coach Summitt, We’ve never met, at least not properly. The closest we came to meeting was a few years back while walking opposite ways down “The Strip” near campus. Fans and former players alike frequently comment on “The Stare”–your…