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Snoise

Now that Twitter is rolling out a video function, I may not need Instagram in the future. I have used previously Instagram for short videos. Today, I wanted to capture the dichotomy between the sight and sound of a light snowfall. … Continue reading

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A Superb Owl Sunday

In the old TV commercial, Mr. Owl was asked how many licks it took to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop. After three licks, Mr. Owl crunched into the center and declared the answer to be three. The … Continue reading

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Threds Up!

Threds, a local promotional products company, held its third annual open house on Friday. They print and embroider logos on t-shirts, hats, and many other products. Just as radio stations hand out t-shirts to listeners, Threds handed out t-shirts with … Continue reading

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In His Time Plays Many Parts

Local actor Robby Griffith passed away on Friday. He often appeared in plays at Theatre Knoxville Downtown and in Tennessee Stage Company’s Shakespeare on the Square. Robby also worked at Lawson McGhee Library and occasionally as an English teacher at Pellissippi … Continue reading

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Here Higo Again

There is such a thing as Coffig. I am considering investing $19 to buy a bag in order to see what it’s like. It promises “natural energy without the caffeine.” I learned about Coffig from the Twitter feed of Valley … Continue reading

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Myranda Rights

Actress and model Myranda M. was in the audience at Scruffy City Hall to see Einstein Simplified on Tuesday night. She told a story on stage about starring in an episode of Fatal Attraction, which is produced by Jupiter Entertainment. She … Continue reading

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I Spry

The word spry amuses me. A member of the improv group Ponch! called me spry on my 51st birthday because I jumped over a row of seats at their theatre in Frederick, Maryland. I was walking to my car after this week’s … Continue reading

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Quiet Please

Most of the independent movie Something, Anything was filmed in Knoxville. My wife and I attended a screening at the Lawson McGhee Library, which was a prominent location in the film. We both enjoyed it and found ourselves discussing the characters and … Continue reading

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Café Olé

The website for El Cafetalito is entirely in Spanish. I used Google’s translation tool to find out how the site described Café Super. The paragraph read: “It is a blend of premium coffees. It is characterized by its softness and … Continue reading

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NFL VFL

David Douglas played in Super Bowl XXIII for the Cincinnati Bengals. He is one of several former NFL players who will attend Second Harvest Food Bank’s second annual Souper Bowl for Hunger. Many of the players, like David, are also … Continue reading

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Loh and Behold

Parts of Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony are so loud, I could feel sound waves on my face. I loved it. My wife and I attended the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s concert on Thursday night. In addition to the Tchaikovsky opus, the program … Continue reading

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Funnel Vision

“Mama Jane” Harris has revealed her newest creation via social media. It’s the Funnel Cake Bacon Cheeseburger. I don’t have to imagine what it must taste like. I already know. I saw Mama Jane on opening day of the Tennessee Valley Fair … Continue reading

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Nalgene Therapy

After years of use, I noticed a crack in my Nalgene water bottle the other day. I had heard that they might replace broken bottles. Sure enough, I found the following notice on their Facebook page: For Nalgene replacements broken … Continue reading

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Espresso Yourself

 By the time my wife and I arrived at Cracker Barrel, I was so ready for coffee that I took pictures of items that mentioned my morning drug. The sayings on the bookcase sign and coffee mug in the store … Continue reading

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