For the past few weeks, with Black History Month underway, I have done some reflecting and online searching…. I have focused on circles closer to me in black history. One involves the old neighborhood. It starts in the neighborhood we call North Memphis. North Memphis and Me North Memphis … [Read more...]
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Top 5 Memphis Foods to Eat for 901 Day & Any Other Day!
It is rare that I am on Twitter and see a few tweets, choose to do a series of tweets that really should be a blog post. That's exactly what happened tonight as I saw friends talking about #901Day -- since 901 is the area code for Memphis (my beloved hometown), it is a great time to celebrate my … [Read more...]
Thankful that I Have Two Great Cities to Call Home — Memphis and St. Louis!
For at least half of my life, I have been a person with more than one place that I called home..... while it may seem weird to some people, to me, that is a great reason to be thankful! Not because it has meant spending half of my life away from the hometown for generations of my family, but as I … [Read more...]
Observing Memorial Day at Memphis National Cemetery
The mystique of a National Cemetery... The first decade or so of my life was spent living just a stone's throw from one of the country's national cemeteries. Growing up in a neighborhood where you could hear 21 gun salutes now and then or a bugle playing taps probably sounds strange, but it was just … [Read more...]
The University of Memphis Celebrating 100 Years Leaves Me Wordless
This year we are celebrating the Centennial for the University of Memphis. When I say "we" I mean my family as well as the entire city. Although I don't know that I had family there when the doors opened in 1912, my family has gone to this university for generations.... in fact, my grandmom was on … [Read more...]
Stone Soup Cafe — A Great New Memphis Restaurant!
I know of lot of the people in Memphis haven't heard of Stone Soup Cafe, but that's just not yet. Believe me, it has the potential to reach well beyond the Cooper-Young neighborhood it calls home to customers in all parts of the Memphis metro area. And the excitement in Midtown is clear. Midtown … [Read more...]
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