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Where to See Holiday Lights in Nashville!

One of my very favorite childhood memories is piling into my grandparents’ car with my family and driving through the countryside around our small town to see Christmas lights. I can still hear my grandfather singing along with Elvis’s Blue Christmas while I took care of the “oooooohs” from the back seat. Year after year, it […]

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Guide to Nashville Murals Part III: West Nashville

It was a beautiful day. So the babe, the husband, the three-year-old, and I set out on another of our mural escapades. Riding in our pimped out Toyota Sienna, we rolled down the windows and rocked out to the Moana soundtrack (at my daughter’s request) and followed our mapped-out mural route in the West Nashville/12 South […]

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Why I’ll Never Go Back to Suburbia

I grew up in complete suburbia, knowing nothing other than meticulously cared-for lawns and cul-de-sacs. Naturally, as an adult, I migrated into the known. I opted for the steroid-infused version of Stepford suburbia to which I had been accustomed. We prided ourselves on our neighborhoods—all copy-cat versions of the same elevation, groomed lawns, and HOA-enforced bylaws. […]

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