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TenISee Roadtrippin': Nashville or Bust

TenISee Roadtrippin':  Nashville or Bust
I was a huge fan of country music back in the 90′s.  I’m talking member of the Faith Hill, Shania Twain, Alison Kraus fan clubs type of huge fan.  I had a cousin who looked like a Dixie Chick and parents who indulged our love of 90′s now-extinct country artists.  We went to Garth Brooks... Read more »

Learn Where the Phrase "Got laid" Originated: My Picks for Books on Chicago's History

Learn Where the Phrase "Got laid" Originated: My Picks for Books on Chicago's History
“Know thyself and know thy city!” has been my mantra since moving back to the Midwest two months ago.  I’ve done the typical touristy things like playing mini-golf at Navy Pier as well as the atypical such as eating a hot dog mascot at the Chicago History Museum Hot Dog Festival.  Check the judgement at... Read more »

World Cup Players and Their Game of Thrones Twins

By now, the world is in the tight grip of World Cup fever, and I’m no exception.  I’ve got the official app, my American flag tank, and the swagger that only an American who knows next to nothing about soccer has.  Now my World Cup fever may only last a few weeks, but my Game... Read more »
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