Month: May 2010

A Brave Mother

Anyone who blogs in Tennessee has read Katie Allison Granju. She’s a power house when it come to writing and she’s never walked away from writing about the tough stuff. Miscarriages, divorce, a new marriage … all of these things…

Cool People Care Help Out Rural Farms

With this poster: From their website: All of the proceeds from the sale of these posters will go directly to the Tennessee Farm Disaster Response Fund which is associated with the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. No one will forget…

The Giving Tree

In a bittersweet post at Pith in the Wind, Betsy Phillips writes about how the parks in Nashville did their job during the flooding. And now many of them are home to what was lost in the storms. I honestly…

Timing Is Everything

White’s Creek writes at Roane Views today about a bit of timing that seems a bit too much of a coincidence. TN’s Real Estate Transfer Fee pays for parks and important lands to be purchased by the state, saving them…

Goldsmith Talks to Shelby County

Former Indianapolis Mayor, Stephen Goldsmith, spoke yesterday at a forum hosted by Rebuild Government about the challenges of consolidation as well as some of the opportunities that unifying the two largest governments in Shelby County presents. Here are two looks…

The Horses Called For Help

In a post by Miryam Ehrlich Williamson from The Back Forty, she writes a poignant post comparing a natural disaster from her childhood to the events in the BP/Gulf Coast Disaster. People, she writes, have an idea how to help…