Repatriate Games

Charleston. Meeting the Lowcountry

Of course we were not going to remain in Knoxville after Christmas.

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Trekking Tennessee: Seven Islands State Park

A day hike on a 68F Christmas Eve Day.  Who could resist?

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Tanasi’s Journey to Statehood (and Beyond)

From a Cherokee village name.

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So This Was Christmas.

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.

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A Music City Sampler

Transportation Highlight. I crossed a time zone (East to Central, and back) for the first time ever in a vehicle! I am easily amused.

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Festival of Trees

A useful reconnaissance.

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Barbeque Briefing: Calhoun’s

In 1983 the brand-new and local-to-Knoxville Calhoun’s competed in the National Rib Cook-Off in Cleveland, Ohio, and brought home the Blue Ribbon for “Best Ribs in America.”

Our vote? 4 Ribs out of 4

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#YeahThatGreenville. Carolina in the Morning.

Nothing could be finer.

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#YeahThatGreenville. Meeting the Upcountry.

In early November Jack messaged me:  “Hey. Want to spend a weekend in Greenville?”

Both of our children inherited our wanderlust, good for them. But, Greenville?

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