Gridiron Glory

Vivid memories from the Vols history bring elation for the season ahead As I sat waiting for the kickoff, I felt detached from reality. The entire stadium was in a stupor with little sound and suspended movement. Was this a football
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Injustice in Tennessee

After all these Years, the Vols Deserve a Heisman Trophy Winner Jurisprudence is simply a means to an end. Justice is what we want, and that applies to college sports. Because it is September, and, in the words of the late Bobby Denton,
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Wine Down

Spout Spring Estates keeps Viticulture Thriving in East Tennessee Anytime I step onto the grounds of a local winery, I find myself having flashback moments. Life at the winery was just a blink in my personal timeline, but it’s one I
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Dinner And…

Local eateries boast both food and fun all in the same location. Date night anyone? Lots of places are just dinner. You eat, you go home. But if you want more than just a meal, East Tennessee has eateries offering all sorts of fun,
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The Izakaya Way

Japanese-style pub Kaizen offers an informal, peaceful atmosphere When you walk into a restaurant and see one of Knoxville’s top chefs enjoying a birthday dinner with her family, you figure you’re in for a good meal. “I would come here
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Pay it Forward

Painter-sculptor Marga McBride believes in sharing gifts Marga McBride sees the sublime in the simplest of images. The brilliant red seeds of a towering magnolia. The determination in the face of a toddler who sees himself as Captain
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Journey to Understanding

As of this writing, I have been on travel for more than 14 days. That might not seem like much in the grand scheme of life, but I’ve been amazed at what I’ve learned in such a short time by simply allowing myself to unplug. I have traveled
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