Tag: Memphis

Southernisms

So Mabel and I are staying at Ross’ place for a couple of days. I’ve been exploring Memphis recently. I really do love finding things that were in plain sight that I’ve never noticed before. There is a bit of…

And We Bid Adieu

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson As many of you know, the southwest corner of Tennessee has been our home this week. Squirrelly and I would like to thank the Memphis crowd for…

Auden Always Says It Best

The stars are not wanted now: put out every one; Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun; Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood. For nothing now can ever come to any good. ~Funeral Blues W.H. Auden…

Adrienne Pakis-Gillon

Over the weekend, during my weekend in Memphis, I met Adrienne Pakis-Gillon who is the democratic candidate running against Brian Kelsey in District 31.  It was a casual introduction where we talked briefly about the state of politics in the…

Where I Talk About Rape

In Hoots, there is a man who has been preying on young women in our community. I won’t go all into it but here are some of the stories that are happening. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – For the first time, we…

Walking In Memphis

I’m taking a whirlwind trip today with my dad to Memphis. I guess that I could rename this Walking on Poplar, ’cause that’s where I’ll be. Call me a nerd if you must, but I love this song.