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North America » United States » Tennessee » Clarksville April 7th 2018

Woke up in Clarksville TN RV Park to SNOW and 32 degrees, wind chill at 20. Geees, but headed to Nashville. ... read more
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North America » United States » Tennessee » Clarksville September 24th 2011

My husband was blown up in Iraq. He did two tours, in the infantry. Now he's medically retired, at the age of 33. The injury made him old before his time, back ache, bum knee, creepy ringing in his ears, the forgetfulness of an Alzheimer’s patient. Then, the PTSD, the anxiety, depression, mood swings, a drinking problem to rival a great American author’s. We’re lucky in a lot of ways. He came home. He’s not missing any pieces. Unless you count his humanity. I kid! Just saying, he’s not the same. No one should be, though, you know, after a war. ... read more
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North America » United States » Tennessee » Clarksville » Home August 27th 2009

Today I sit at my parents house in Clarksville Tennessee with less than 20 days away for my flight to leave the sweet ground of Nashville. I am excited because I will be starting a new chapter in my life book. A chapter in which i hope the pages are filled with adventure, passion, excitement and happiness. This summer has been a hard yet still amazing experience for me. For the first time in more than 5 years i had the opportunity to move back with my parents and spend some quality time with them. I spent much of my time working on various projects around the house, from building fences, digging, cutting trees, to building things. This summer was difficult because Angela (my boo) has been in France this summer, and the time apart was ... read more

North America » United States » Tennessee » Clarksville November 13th 2008

Breeze sing a happy song This heart of mine is singing right along Dont know where Im going Dont know where it ends Till the grass is greener, beyond the bend I havent got a care Im just on my way to anywhere Pocketful of nothing, nothing I can spend Hope the grass is greener, beyond the bend Beyond the bend, Perhaps therell be somebody waiting whos right for me So I got to move around And I know Ive got to cover ground Oh the trip is shorter when you got a friend Gotta find that rainbow beyond the bend Beyond the bend, beyond the bend 'Elvis Presley Today we ventured into Memphis to see, as my father puts it, "Dead Elvis." Yes we went to Graceland to pay tribute to the "King." Though I ... read more
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North America » United States » Tennessee » Clarksville July 17th 2008

We stayed at Grand Island, NE. Sunday night and drove on to Columbia, MO. last night. We are heading to Chattanooga, TN. tomorrow night to stay with Mom and Dad for a night. My sister, Beth, is shopping for a new motorcycle and I am going with her tomorrow or Thursday to look at bikes. We plan to get home Thursday night. Donna and I miss the open spaces and big sky and feel cramped by the crowds, heavy traffic, and tall trees growing so close to the road. (Have I said that we will make this trip again?) Our trip is essentially over; the only thing left now is to get back home and unpack and clean our gear. Soon we will put our memories together and revise and publish this BLOG as a book. ... read more

North America » United States » Tennessee » Clarksville » Home February 6th 2008

It was announced today that two of the headliners for the festival will be Lonestar and Rhett Akins! April 17-19, 2008 Rivers & Spires Festival, Inc Downtown Historic Clarksville, TN A celebration to showcase heritage, tell History, honor our heroes, cultivate the arts, and promote Tourism. Includes 5 stages of entertainment, Art & Craft booths, Jazz’ n Wine area, International Streetfest, Queen Pageant, parades, car shows and more. FREE to the Public. (931)552-9006 x 233 www.riversandspires.com http://www.riversandspires.com/ ... read more

North America » United States » Tennessee » Clarksville » Home February 6th 2008

Jan 14 · Rivers and Spires Poster Unveiled » The 2008 Rivers and Spires poster is here. This year's poster by artist Mike Massengale captures the fun, excitement and diversity of the Rivers and Spires Festival- while showcasing images of entertainers, children, musicians, troops and much more. It also depicts various objects representing events and patriotism in front of the backdrop of Clarksville's Historic Downtown Skyline…. If you are interested in purchasing this year's vibrant poster, please contact ArtatBay.... read more

North America » United States » Tennessee » Clarksville » Home February 6th 2008

Sep 26 · Rivers & Spires Gets Pinnacle Award » Rivers and Spires Festival, Inc. was awarded the International Festivals & Events Association’s Gold Grand Pinnacle last week at the 52nd annual IFEA convention and expo. This prestigious award sponsored by Haas & Wilkerson Insurance represents the top honor in the festival industry. The professional competition drew 1,506 entries this year from among the world’s top festivals and events. Rivers and Spires Festival also won a Tennessee Tourism Spotlight Award during the 2007 Governor’s Conference on Tourism held on September 19-21 in Chattanooga. Spotlight Awards are coordinated through the Tennessee Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus and honor great ideas and concepts in the tourism industry... read more

North America » United States » Tennessee » Clarksville October 25th 2007

Yesterday, I packed my school bag in a hurried fashion. Books? Check. Writing utensils? Check. Coat? No check. You see, I am notorious for rebelling against the coat until the weather becomes unbearably cold. As it turns out, in Clarksville, the first day of cold weather was unbearable. We jumped immediately from summer temperatures to winter temperatures. I hate it. The good thing about this town is that there are so many refreshing places to go when you simply want to escape the cold. A new local favorite of mine is The Lovin’ Spoonful Café on University Avenue. Their hummus with pita is amazing, as is their turkey sandwich with cranberry mayo (I know how weird it sounds, but trust me, you won’t be disappointed.) So, yesterday I stepped outside of the cold and in there ... read more

North America » United States » Tennessee » Clarksville October 11th 2007

Are you looking for something to do this weekend in Clarksville? Well, at the surface level, this weekend doesn’t present as many opportunities as the last, but there is, in fact, just as much to do! It looks like we are finally getting the long anticipated crisp, cool, fall weather. There is no better way to enjoy this last bit of sun than lounging around in the great outdoors. We truly live in a beautiful state, and a gorgeous community at that. Last year, my husband and I took a five thousand mile road trip around America, and when we returned, we both agreed that there’s just no place like Tennessee. Picnicking at Dunbar Cave is a local favorite thing to do. If you have children, this could be one of the last times you can ... read more




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