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My Annual Pilgrimage to Memphis

I had the best time on my annual trip to Memphis, although this year it was more like my Memphis/Tunica vacation. I did everything I wanted to do and each of the five days went exactly as I had planned them, with the exception of Saturday. I went to Grizzlies game 6, hung out on Beale Street, ate [continue reading]

May 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Memphis in May 2013

Memphis in May is an annual month-long celebration. The first weekend of May is the Beale Street Musical Festival, which is three days of music on four stages at Tom Lee Park along the Mississippi River. The second weekend of May celebrates a different country each year – this year it’s [continue reading]

May 10, 2013 // 8 Comments

V is for Vegas – my 2nd favorite city

A favorite of mine that begins with V is Vegas, as in Las Vegas my second favorite city. I love Las Vegas so much that I am planning to celebrate my 40th birthday there in October.I have been to Vegas four times, and two of those times have been with my best friend Cindy who will also be joining me [continue reading]

April 25, 2012 // 2 Comments

My 2011, or should I say U2011

When I look back, I will see 2011 as a watershed year for me. It was a year when my entire life changed – for the better. I started the year in Memphis and ended it back home in Maryland – and in between drove 18,000 miles through 31 states in search of a drummer. I saw all 16 U2 360 [continue reading]

December 30, 2011 // 4 Comments

Million Dollar Quartet – Dec 4, 1956

55 years ago today four of the greatest musicians of all time had an impromptu jam session in a little studio in Memphis, Tennessee. Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins played together in Sun Studio on December 4, 1956, and Sam Phillips was smart enough to record it. Carl [continue reading]

December 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

I won big at Dover Downs

Last week, I took a break from unpacking and organizing to take a trip with my mom and Ms. Kathy to Dover Downs Casino. For the first time ever, I won big at at the slots – and big for me is $1,760.80! I won it on the new penny slot machine called Bombs Away. I was playing the max, so I had [continue reading]

October 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

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