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Sweet Tweets

A retweet by The Cheesecake Factory will keep your phone buzzing for the next hour or so. I was notified each time one of their fans retweeted or favorited my photo of pumpkin pecan cheesecake. A slice of pumpkin pecan … Continue reading

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A Bolly Good Fellow

 A red carpet lined with balloons led the way to Alex Notte’s Bollywood-themed 21st birthday party. The balloons had small blinking lights inside, which looked very cool against the dark night. I was curious enough to look up light-up balloons when … Continue reading

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Yes, Whey

Protein powder was on sale at Complete Nutrition on Black Friday. I was there to do a remote broadcast and decided to do a little shopping too. I bought a canister of the chocolate peanut butter flavored powder with the … Continue reading

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Pt Cruising

One of my radio dreams came true this week when a box arrived in the mail. Actually two boxes arrived, one for WNOX and one for me. Many of my friends who have been program directors or music directors received … Continue reading

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Downtown Downton

East Tennessee PBS was one of several public television stations around the country that hosted advance screenings of the first episode of the next season of Downton Abbey. The Knoxville screening was on Sunday afternoon at Regal Cinemas Downtown West. … Continue reading

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The Mane Event

The management company for the Trans-Siberian Orchestra didn’t just give me good seats for the band’s Knoxville concert on Wednesday, they gave me great seats. My wife and I had seats on the floor of Thompson-Boling Arena, in the center … Continue reading

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Doing the Appy Dance

David Dwyer’s portrayal of Drosselmeyer in the Appalachian Ballet Company’s 2013 production of The Nutcracker inspired me to add some business on stage when I played the character in Oak Ridge this year. I was even more attentive to his … Continue reading

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Take One Down, Pass It Around

Three chance encounters with the Knox Brew Tours bus on three consecutive days seemed like a sign. On the night before Thanksgiving, I made a late trip to Kroger to pick up some missing ingredients for the next day’s feast. … Continue reading

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Parking and Tickets

It sounds odd, but a scarcity of parking in downtown Knoxville worked to my advantage on Friday night. My wife and I drove downtown earlier in the afternoon to take a three-hour ride with Knox Brew Tours. After the tour, we walked … Continue reading

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Three B or Not Three B

A teacher in Maryville sent me an email that touched my heart. She wrote: “My name is Taylor Emerson. I’m the lead teacher and center coordinator at Blount County Birth to Three, an early intervention program for children with and without … Continue reading

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Suite Dream

Photographer Yvonne Dalschen is a member of the Camera Club of Oak Ridge. She is one of several talented people who photograph the rehearsals and performances of the Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association. I chose a small sampling of her … Continue reading

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This Watson Calls You

It is a little odd to go out to dinner on the night after Thanksgiving when there are plenty of good leftovers in the refrigerator at home, or so I thought. The restaurants on Market Square were full of happy patrons … Continue reading

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Figsgiving

There are many things for which I am thankful this year. One of them is the simple joy of eating figs. I asked my wife to buy some dried figs that we could enjoy while watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. … Continue reading

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Party Like It’s 1899

Rebecca Stansfield, whose daughter Emily dances with the Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association, shared her excellent photos with the cast and crew via OneDrive. There are so many great photos I want to share, it was hard to choose. Here … Continue reading

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