The Gordon of Crossville, TN

Christian Bend Sign

  My buddy Gordon took this photo on April 16, 2007. I know the date because we had just crossed over the Holston River in Gordon’s red truck when the DJ on the country radio station stopped the music for breaking news. “There’s been a shooting at Virginia Tech,” he said. 32 people were killed. [Read More...]

Holler of the Holies: The Hillbilly's Sanctuary

My buddy Gordon took this photo on April 16, 2007. I know the date because we had just crossed over the Holston River in his red truck when the DJ on the country radio station stopped the music for breaking news. “There’s been a shooting at Virginia Tech,” he said. 32 people were killed. Dozens [Read More...]

Ramblin Woman #4

Butterbean likes me — it’s the camera she’s leery of. What says Tennessee better than This? Crossville has a beautiful new library. ┬áThat’s Crab Orchard stone. Gary & Pam gave me a personal tour The craftsmanship is stunning There’s comfort in every nook And just off the Tennessee Reading room is a front porch replete [Read More...]


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