For a girl who loves country music as much as I do, it should be no surprise that I love Nashville, Tennessee, Music City U.S.A. I grew up watching Ralph Emery host Nashville Now, The Crook and Chase Show and rarely missed a country countdown on TNN (The Nashville Network) from age five on. There…
As I said in Freak Show Friday last week, we got hurricaned out of our beach vacation plans for the second year in a row. We ended up having a fantastic little staycation, albeit a bit of a redneck one. 😉 Last year when this happened, my in-laws were with us and we did just…
When the Circus was five months old, we crashed my in-laws vacation with them to the Isle of Palms in South Carolina. I had never been there before and Grunt hadn’t been since he was in middle school or high school. My in-laws though had been practically every year. We had a great time. The…
I remember being about four or five years old, in the kitchen with my Grannie one day, when we heard country music and line dancing start playing on TNN.
All biscuit making halted.
She swept me into her arms.
Carried me into the den.
And we did our own version of line dancing right then and there in front of that tv.
She knew the song.
She knew the steps.
And she held me as we danced.
And in those moments, my love affair with country music began.
From Loretta & Conway to Garth & Trisha, I love them all.
Furthermore, I firmly believe that every single situation in life has an accompanying country song and I’ll be happy to tell you what it is.
Grunt Labor and I decided to take a quick trip for our five year anniversary back in June. As we pondered our options, one city seemed to be clear – Nashville.
Music City U.S.A.