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Monday, September 2nd, 2013

Do-It-Yourself Garden Shed

Debbie and Joe Kronick recently built a garden shed/play house out of recycled materials on their land in Mascot, TN. “This idea started out because I wanted a primitive-looking building on our property,” says Debbie Kronick. What looks like a Pinterest project was completed without any plans or instructions. Here’s how they did it: “We framed

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Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Winged Elm Farm: From Fledgling to Fabulous

Fifteen years ago, when Brian Miller and Cindy Tanner moved from Old North Knoxville to the fledgling 70-acre Winged Elm Farm in Philadelphia, TN, the only experience they had in rural living was Cindy’s minor in Animal...

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Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

One World Circus is Making a Difference

Jake Weinstein, the statuesque co-founder of One World Circus, is also a registered nurse. Weinstein  finds parallels between nursing and clowning: “We have a desire to touch people. Everyday when I wake up, I hope I can be...

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Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Urban Guerrilla Gardening

“Gardening is my graffiti!” – Ron Finley The reason this urban garden is an experiment is because it was planted on private property without the owner’s knowledge or permission. R. Bentley Marlow is the urban guerrilla gardener. Marlow...

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Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

What Does a Doula Do?

When Kimberly Sebeck was a small child she was preoccupied with pregnancy, birth, and babies.  The birth of her own daughter in 1997  was riddled with peer pressure from medical staff and treatments she did not want....

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Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

There Will Be Whitewashing!

“Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do, and play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.” – The Adventures of Tom Sawyer If a play is your work, and you are...

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Monday, May 27th, 2013

How to be a Conscientious Traveler

When Tamera Easterday really likes something, she can’t stop thinking about it. But she’s not a stalker, or like the creepy mom in the children’s book “Love you Forever.” You could say she’s more of an enthusiastic...

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Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Local Documentary on East TN PBS, Aug. 6 at 8PM

While attending an educational event at the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum in Vonore, TN, a tourist asked, “Where is Indian Country?” A re-enactor expertly portraying Cherokee Emissary Capt. Henry Timberlake quipped, “Madame, you are standing in it.” The...

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Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Don’t Laugh. Irish food is Delicious.

There are times when a unique and inspiring  Knoxvillian will make my brain purr with warm and fuzzy admiration. To think, for the past 16 years, I have unknowingly been crossing paths with such a creature nearly...

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Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

“It Started Like Hell and Ended Like Heaven”

Jonathan Nicolosi’s Evolution on the  Camino de Santiago & the Camino Ferristerre in Spain “We’re all just walking each other home.” – Ram Dass Inspired by the movie The Way, Knoxvillian Jonathan Nicolosi quickly began preparing for...

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Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

“Q” the Pig! A BBQ Production

“I want meat! I’m not a fruit bat!” – Lewis Black “Q” the Pig!, a Knoxville competitive barbeque team, recently completed its 5th competition with the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS). Because team leaders David McCauley and...

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Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Hurricane Katrina, Yoga, and Me

Being born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Leslie Wagner always took hurricane forecasts seriously.  In late August of 2005, this LSU graduate and art teacher didn’t hesitate to load up her Subaru with the essentials: Mamou...

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Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

I Blame it On Wendell Berry

by: Brian Miller The seventy acres of our farm touch the boundaries, borders, property of ten other landowners or farmers. These ten property owners account for thirty or forty persons who represent our nearest neighbors, who we...

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Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Keeping Cherokee History Alive

Indian Creek Productions has been working hard to keep Native American history alive. Formed in 2002 by Mark and Sherry Finchum, this award winning not-for-profit educational organization specializes in Cherokee history. Indian Creek Productions is having a...

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Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Knoxville Film & Music Festival, June 1-15

The Knoxville 24 Hour Film Festival has now expanded into The Knoxville Film & Music Festival.  This two-week festival is jammed packed with events, so let’s get on with it! Information on Tickets, Festival Pass, and VIP...

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