An hour or so outside of Memphis, we stopped in Brownsville to see the Mindfield. Photos can’t quite capture the scope of this thing– it’s a giant, fantastic bricolage of metal. The highest points are over 100 feet tall and there are hundreds of details nestled into every possible nook. Billy Tripp started working on […]
We raced outta Nashville toward Jackson Tennessee to get to the Rockabilly Hall of Fame an hour before it closed. Rockabilly may not be my thing but meeting Henry Harrison was one of the trip highlights. What a charmer! He grew up in Johnny Cash’s neighborhood in Arkansas then Elvis Presley’s neighborhood in Memphis. The […]
When Mum visited the states for the first time, she came with her rock-n-roll friends to see Nashville and Memphis. Over 20 years later, she made her second trip to the US to see Nashville and Memphis again. Hahaaa! Dean and I drove in with no concept of how big Nashville was or if there […]
Rolled over the state line into Chattanooga– where Dean and I had just been a few months earlier for our anniversary. Clearly, we can’t get enough. This time, we had a lotta fun shopping at East Town Antiques. It was the start of Cliff’s tireless quest for rock-n-roll 45s (he ended up with over 50). […]
Holy Helen! It’s been over a year since we took my British in-laws on a road trip through the south but better late than never to reminisce. I am completely smitten with the town of Helen. It’s got North Georgia’s natural beauty with the mountains and Chattahoochee River; then it’s got the kitsch factor of […]
Dean and I celebrated our anniversary this past Friday: we met 10 years ago and got married 5 years after that! He’s suffered through my worst, brought out my best, and NEVER gets tired of cracking dad jokes. Love you, Mr. Rivers!