We spent some time at Marathon Village during our Nashville Trip. I am still in awe of this grand old building. Very industrial, very cool, very textural and delightful — especially for camera-toting creative types! The buildings house shops, studios, offices and even a fitness center nowadays. In it’s prime (1907-1914), Marathon Village was home to the Marathon Motor Car Company.[Read the rest of the story]
You know the show American Pickers, right? It’s a show on History channel that follows the exploratory tales of Mike and Frank, and their junk hunts across America. The pair happens to have a store in downtown Nashville. It’s tucked away in a place called Marathon Village (more on that tomorrow!) and boy, oh boy is it cool![Read the rest of the story]
We always find our way to a tasty barbecue joint when we’re in Tennessee. This trip my sister (the middle cutie, below) took us to a place voted the best barbecue in Nashville in 2013. I have to admit it was pretty darned tasty! And then there are places[Read the rest of the story]
Tomorrow is the official first day of spring!
You could celebrate by making this fresh and delicious couscous recipe. It tastes like spring, literally!
I find it both ironic and hilarious that after arriving at my sister’s house in a Nashville suburb, we loaded into a vehicle and traveled in the opposite direction of Music City. She knows us … knows traffic and crowds give my mom hives, knows we love to travel off[Read the rest of the story]
Guess what I HERD this morning … Seems there’s some solar storm shooting toward earth. It could cause disruptions in GPS systems and power grids. Seeing as how (I hate that phrase, but it seemed to fit) the hubby and I recently watched War of the Worlds, I want to[Read the rest of the story]
Here’s the thing: It’s tough to be a blogger without a camera. I’m like a fish out of water. I usually photograph something and the story follows. Trying to capture a cow in a faraway pasture with an iPhone doesn’t work well. The geese flying in front of that gorgeous,[Read the rest of the story]