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January February 2023

Burn, Baby, Burn

U.S. Army veteran Don Eklund reflects on his service amidst the flames of Vietnam Some of the most vivid stories from the Vietnam era center on events long after the din of battle has faded. They reveal glimpses into a soldier’s

Safety & Serenity

Horse Haven nurtures abused and neglected horses — and the people who love them When Ashley Ford arrives for a day of work at Horse Haven, she knows she is at a place of peace. “My favorite thing is when I walk in, everyone greets me,”

Emily Wyrick

Preparation, practice, and planning has this budding artist on the fast-track to stardom I’ve known Emily and her family for many years now. I can recall sitting down to dinner with them about five or six years ago wondering who would

Defending My Life

How will you fare when you reach the final judgment? I’ve been attending far too many funerals lately. If this keeps up, there won’t be anybody left for me to play with. Fellow lawyers, golfing partners, teammates, neighbors, and

The Brass Pearl

Oysters on the half shell and signature cocktails bring NOLA to Market Square The French poet Léon-Paul Fargue wrote, “Eating oysters is like kissing the sea on the lips.” Knoxville’s only raw bar, The Brass Pearl, opened on Market

The Big South Fork

Often seen as the Smokies' little sibling, the Big South Fork rides like an emergency $20 bill in my wallet. As leaf peepers crowd the usual, high-altitude routes, I sneak off into this gorge to feast on colors that flow downstream