Memphis

Elvis Week 2018 Preview

I don’t know why, but I am more excited for this Elvis Week than the seven I’ve attended in the past – even more than the 40th last year. It will definitely be the longest Elvis Week for me. I will be gone August 9th through August 20th. Elvis Week is actually Aug 10 through [continue reading]

August 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

My 10 Day Tennessee Road Trip

I had a fantastic time on my 10 day road trip through Tennessee (and Mississippi and Virginia). I hadn’t taken a real road trip in about 7 years, so it was nice to get back to the freedom of the open road! Everything worked out perfectly, although I do wish I would have videoed my trip but I [continue reading]

June 14, 2018 // 8 Comments

Elvis This One’s For You by Arlene Cogan

This was the best Elvis fan book I’ve ever read, and I REALLY loved the Donna Lewis Diaries. Written in 1985, Elvis This One’s For You by Arlene Cogan is so great because Arlene was not only a fan but also a friend of Elvis – basically she is what you call a fan/friend. Furthermore, [continue reading]

May 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Zippin Pippin – Elvis from A to Z

I want to thank my friend Julie for giving me the idea my ‘Z’ Elvis topic for my final installment for the A to Z Blogging Challenge because I was coming up with a blank. I chose, or rather Julie chose, the Zippin Pippin – Elvis’ favorite roller coaster. The Zippin Pippin is [continue reading]

April 30, 2018 // 11 Comments

Sun Records – Elvis from A to Z

Although I really wanted to write about one of my new favorite Elvis songs “Shake A Hand” for the A to Z Blogging Challenge, there is no other more important ‘S’ Elvis topic than Sun Records and Sam Phillips. (But if you unfamiliar with “Shake A Hand,” check it [continue reading]

April 21, 2018 // 5 Comments

Memphis – Elvis from A to Z

I’ve made it to the halfway mark of the A to Z Blogging Challenge. Today’s topic begins with ‘M,’ and in Elvis’ world that means Memphis! Now I could have written about Mississippi, where Elvis was born, or Minnie, Elvis’ grandmother, or any of the great songs [continue reading]

April 14, 2018 // 11 Comments