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A to Z in the USA

A St. Louis real estate agent emailed me about a journalist moving from Los Angeles to Knoxville. I’ve known Bruce Butler, the real estate agent selling Aunt Dee’s condo, since the days when he worked for a radio syndication company … Continue reading

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Prohibition Exhibition

There are several reasons why I am interested in watching “Prohibition” on PBS tonight, tomorrow and Tuesday. The Ken Burns film looks good from a purely historical angle. The documentary also points out thought-provoking parallels to modern times. Perhaps most … Continue reading

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Shining Time Station

East Tennessee PBS hosted a small party for some public-relations big shots on Wednesday. Executives from Ackermann PR, Moxley Carmichael, The Tombras Group and Z11 Communications enjoyed a gourmet lunch provided by Holly’s Eventful Dining. The point of the gathering … Continue reading

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Right Outside of Bearden

The memory of my father’s Scotch must have still been rattling around in my subconscious the other day. As I drove down Kingston Pike, I saw that the new Thunder Road Wine & Spirits was now open and I decided … Continue reading

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Good Deed Dewar’s

One silent-auction item at the All Saints Adult Social brought back some unexpected memories. If you had asked me a week ago to describe my father’s evening cocktail, I think the best I would have come up with is “scotch … Continue reading

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Zombie Keeping

Yee-Haw Industries has been on the zombie bandwagon for a while. I saw their “Danger Zombies Run” t-shirts at a few events, including the International Biscuit Festival this past summer. Recently I spotted a cardboard sign with the slogan in … Continue reading

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Soggy Crackers

It sounds weird to say that I only drink moonshine for the taste. I doubt that the hardcore “White Lightning” is meant to be sipped. However, that’s the way I enjoy apple pie flavored moonshine. I had the chance to … Continue reading

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Harvest Moon

When filming wrapped on “Fish Bait: The Movie,” the cast and crew celebrated with a toast. Our wine glasses contained a small amount of “apple pie.” The potent potable packed a punch while pleasing the palate profoundly. Over the past … Continue reading

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