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My Memphis 2016

One week ago today I returned home after five great days in Memphis. For this year’s annual pilgrimage to my favorite city, I played tour guide to my friend Allyssa on her first trip to the Bluff City. We had an amazing time and a lot of laughs. We ate all the fabulous Memphis food, talked [continue reading]

May 9, 2016 // 9 Comments

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 // 1 Comment

Walking in Memphis …

Tomorrow I leave for my annual Memphis vacation. That’s Memphis, Tennessee for those of you who have never ventured to the mid-South. By the way, it is not Nashville. Memphis is three hours west of Nashville. There is no country music in Memphis, just blues, soul and rock n roll. I have been [continue reading]

April 30, 2014 // 1 Comment

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

Yay for May!

I’ve been looking forward to May all year, but before I could partake in the fun activities I had planned for May I had to get through the A to Z Blog Challenge. I loved blogging everyday in April, except Sundays, on a specific theme. I loved doing it last year, and I enjoyed it even more [continue reading]

May 1, 2013 // 2 Comments

Beale Street Music Festival 2011

Tasha flew in early Friday morning for our annual weekend at the Beale Street Music Festival. We have gone every year since 2003, except for last year’s tornado incident where we spent a lot of time in the closet. I picked Tasha up at the airport Friday, and we were at Harrah’s Casino [continue reading]

May 3, 2011 // 5 Comments