Category Archives: Nashville

Review: The Nickel Creek reunion tour proves that absence does, indeed, make the heart grow fonder

For the past 12 years, posts about music on this blog have been rare. And on those rare occasions, those posts have been almost 100% about the members of Nickel Creek. (The reason for why “just them” is buried in those … Continue reading

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Why Should the Fire Die?

Six years ago at the Ryman, I shot this grainy video of Nickel Creek‘s last song of their last stop of their farewell (“for now”) concert tour. (Here’s my blog post from 2007.) Their first stop of their current “reunion” … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Bike Ride in Nashville (photos, video)

With my bicycling friend, John Darwin, who also enjoys riding his bike in-town, I often head out on a Sunday afternoon looking for things I’ve never seen in Nashville. These days, that likely means a new real estate development or … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Nashville

Four Nashville-related news items were lined up in my RSS newsreader this morning that  seem appropriate for a St. Patrick’s Day blog post.: The Tennessee General Assembly is debating the meaning of the term “Tennessee Whiskey.” (Spoiler: Apparently, it means … Continue reading

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Riding a Bike in Cold Weather is Like Cross-country Skiing on Wheels

I rode my bike into work yesterday (Thursday, Jan. 2). It was raining lightly and the temperature was around 40. It’s fairly easy and not terribly expensive to have the necessary gear to layer up for such a ride. The … Continue reading

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