Category: Tennessee

Christmas Day 2021

Merry Christmas from Music City

Nashville Rails

Donelson Renovates

Not much can be done about the traffic volume as long as Metro and the State are devoid of ideas or even the hint of wanting to think about possible solutions. Nashville is drowning in traffic, but no one has the will or money to do anything about it.

Warm Summer Night

Terrible quality, but is there anything better than a warm summer night playing in – er, rather sitting near the

That Curtain-y Feeling

That feeling you get when you hang your first curtains in the first house you ever owned? Priceless. Posted by

Welcome to the Neighborhood

The moment when you close on your house and your new neighbor welcomes you with a giant batch of chocolate

Shooting Up the Waffle House, Naked

In all this pouring (and pouring and pouring) rain, how difficult is it to find a naked man running around

Closing Tomorrow

Closing on the new house at 11 a.m. tomorrow! VERY happy. His Majesty is preparing final addresses for the Cats

Moving to Donelson

On the road again … Moving packing has begun! Heading back to Donelson (yay!) to a smaller house (yay!) with

Deer Tracks

With the recent freeze/heat weather cycle, the Saddlebrooke Deer Herd are a little pressed for food, it appears. The… Posted

Snow at Hermitage Station

Hard to tell in this pic, but it’s snowing to beat the band in Music City. Thoughts and prayers to

Snow in Dixie

Snowing to beat the band in Music City and they’re as panicked as if General George Thomas and his Yankees

Dressing Up

Newschannel Five must have seen my previous post about dressing Steve Layman like an Easter egg the other night…. Posted

Dressing Down

As an old print journalist, I have little regard for tee-wee “news” – it ain’t news, it ain’t journalism; it’s

Vandy's Gorgeous Afternoon

Gorgeous autumn afternoon on the campus of Vanderbilt University. Posted by Steve Pollock on Friday, October 28, 2016

New Swirly Lights

Bought new LED swirly lights for the front of the house. They have a remote that can change the colors

Another Hermitage Sunset

Hermitage I-40 sunset. Posted by Steve Pollock on Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Back to Churl Status

Home again! Glad to be here. It was a wonderful weekend. His Majesty #IAmTheRoux immediately assigned me back to General…

Home Again

Great to be back home in the Volunteer State. Posted by Steve Pollock on Monday, August 8, 2016

Almost Home

I knew I was close to home when I encountered a truck carrying Brad Paisley's "Life Amplified" Tour headed for

Tennessee River Bridge

Bridge over the Tennessee River, at Paducah/Grand Rivers/Land Between the Lakes. Not far from where the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers

Four Rivers HD

Not a great pic, but in Paducah, KY, there's a Harley Davidson dealership shaped like a riverboat. Who knew?

Reminder of Home

Mound City, MO. First person I see, the hotel desk clerk, used to live in … Nashville, TN. Maybe I'm

Nashville, IL

Nashville, Illinois. Nashville to Nashville is 264 miles and three hours, twenty-three minutes. It's hot stramy in both Nashvilles. On

Crescent Moon Chasing Sun

Crescent moon (upper left) chasing sun to the horizon over a hot Hermitage. Posted by Steve Pollock on Sunday, July 10,

Ole Yeller

His Imperial Highness, #IAmTheRoux, and His Imperial Clown Prince, #GooseIsLoose, wish it known that They do not exert… Posted by

Sunset Over Hermitage

Sunset over Hermitage. Posted by Steve Pollock on Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The Cumberland Rolls

The Cumberland flows on between Gallatin and Lebanon on a scorching hot afternoon. Posted by Steve Pollock on Monday, June 13,


Is it Cookeville? … YES! … but why?! Posted by Steve Pollock on Saturday, March 26, 2016


Is it Baxter? Noooooo … Posted by Steve Pollock on Saturday, March 26, 2016


Is it Smithville? McMinnville throughthat very dirty windshield? Nooooooo … Posted by Steve Pollock on Saturday, March 26, 2016


Is it Carthage? Nooooooooo … Posted by Steve Pollock on Saturday, March 26, 2016


Is it Lebanon? Nooooooo … Posted by Steve Pollock on Saturday, March 26, 2016


Is it Gallatin? Nooooooo … Posted by Steve Pollock on Saturday, March 26, 2016

Surprise Road Trip

Us? On a road trip? On a Saturday morning?! Now what's up with this? <Shhhhhh! It's a surprise! His Majesty

Rainy Hermitage

It's a gloomy, rainy Saturday afternoon in Hermitage; but more trees are blooming, so the long, dark winter is almost

The Things Ya See …

Our neighbors must include an IT nerd and some Different Strokes fans. Heh.(Betcha can't guess which WiFi networks are ours!

Hello Nashville!

Hello Nashville! It's so very good to see you again! After a DQ bacon cheeseburger, it was lights out in

Civil War Hospitals, the Vagaries of History and Us

A «sad story on the evening news» which prompted the following stream-of-consciousness (and shows how exciting my Sunday nights are):

It is Difficult …

“How long? Not long. Because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Dr. Martin

Tennessee Spring

I’m a little nervous about stormy weather here in Middle Tennessee, because this is, of course, tornado country. But nonetheless,