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Snow Place Like Home

The forecast called for snow, followed by freezing rain on Friday night into Saturday morning. It was supposed to switch to liquid rain after that. My wife had a performance with the Knoxville Choral Society on Friday night and I was … Continue reading

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Dixie Win

 Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede held a media preview to show off its new set and some of its new show. Those of us who attended were treated to a free lunch that included a tasty rotisserie chicken and their famous … Continue reading

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Gram of Tweet

Twitter is still my favorite social media site. I’ve noticed that a lot of my friends are now using Instagram. I get frustrated when I see them tweet an Instagram link, rather post their photo to both sites. Valley Fig Growers … Continue reading

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Fitness Likes a Glove

The East Tennessee locations of Koko FitClub recently joined Twitter. I’ve been a member of Koko since I started doing radio commercials for them in November, 2013. I’m also a big fan of Twitter. I thought it was great that … Continue reading

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Yo Quiero Yogurt

The local Menchie’s franchise didn’t let me forget that it was National Frozen Yogurt Day. They contacted me with a tweet, so it only makes sense that the remainder of the afternoon and evening played out via Twitter. @MenchiesKnox @FrankMurphyCom … Continue reading

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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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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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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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A Side of Beacon

An article about Einstein Simplified triggered my Google alert for my own name and a Twitter notification that the group’s handle had been mentioned. The story appeared in The Daily Beacon, the student newspaper at the University of Tennessee. I … Continue reading

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Glazer Pointer

The Weigel’s store in LaFollette sells a grilled cheese sandwich made with a glazed doughnut. I learned about the “Sweet Glazer” on their Facebook page as I was preparing to do a remote broadcast from the store. When I got … Continue reading

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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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Wizards of Winter

Trans-Siberian Orchestra played to a very large crowd at Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday night. The band divides into two groups for holiday tours. “TSO East” was in Knoxville while “TSO West” was in Atlanta. My wife and I were grateful … 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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