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Nov/Dec 2020

Keeping Warm

How to stay toasty on the deck and in the elements As the temperatures drop and the need to keep our distance persists, the question on all of our minds is how to stay warm while still enjoying all that East Tennessee has to offer. For
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The Knoxonomist

"I’m the parent of a 6-year-old who’s worried whether Santa Claus will be able to deliver toys on Christmas Eve. What would you suggest I tell him?" -- Holly Dear Holly, The Knoxonomist knows Santa will be up against some tough odds
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Going Postal

Politicians notice the rare letter that lands on their desk “Mr. Postman,” (said the politician), “look and see, is there a letter (from a constituent) in your bag for me?” Politicians may not sing it like the 1960s group the
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Southern Hospitality

Coloradans find retirement in Rarity Bay a welcome experience East Tennessee’s warm welcome brought Deb and Mike Held from their Colorado home to Rarity Bay, and it’s why they’re staying. Married 44 years, Mike and Deb met in college
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Pick 7

Fun things you want to do in Knoxville Nov. 7-Jan. 3 | Smoky Mountain Christmas Dollywood turns on the charm of Christmas—and more than 5 million lights—for its annual holiday celebration. Enjoy award-winning shows, culinary goodies,
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Smart Home

Options for high-tech home updates areendless — and improving It’s 10 o’clock at night. My son is sleeping in his crib upstairs, and my husband has fallen asleep in the recliner. I remember I left my workout gear in the car, so I unlock
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Think. Ask. Act.

Army veteran carries lessons from 18-year military career into life When Cadet Matthew Holbrook earned his wings at Fort Benning, Ga., in 2000, his grandfather surprised him by attending the ceremony. The World War II paratrooper who
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Get out!

Outdoors education helps our kids grow in so many ways More now than ever before those who have an interest in learning about the outdoors find it difficult to make connections with people to teach them. This is especially true when it
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