3 experiences at Cedars of Lebanon State Park on from Solar Eclipse Day 2017

It was at Lebanon, Tennessee, in the path of totality, that I experienced #SolarEclipse2017. The stage was Cedars of Lebanon State Park and I wanted to record my memories of the day Huge Crowds: Folks from across the United States landed in Lebanon. I met folks from Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia and Virginia. There … Continue reading 3 experiences at Cedars of Lebanon State Park on from Solar Eclipse Day 2017

3 Good Excuses to take the scenic route to Lebanon, Tennessee

On a road trip to the path of totality for the Solar Eclipse 2017 we took a scenic route to our viewing destination of Lebanon, Tennessee. There are many roads to Lebanon, but allow me to recognize U.S. 231 from the southern Tennessee State line northbound to Lebanon. Here are 3 reasons to discover this … Continue reading 3 Good Excuses to take the scenic route to Lebanon, Tennessee

5 Lessons Learned from the 2017 Solar Eclipse

First of all I am grateful for the chance to experice the 2017 solar eclipse within the path of totality. It was a powerful, heart-pounding spiritual experience and an a milestone life moment. We spend tons of time planning WHERE we would go and WHAT TIME we would arrive there. However, in retrospect there were … Continue reading 5 Lessons Learned from the 2017 Solar Eclipse

4 Memories from the 2017 solar eclipse

I had the privilege of experiencing the 2017 solar eclipse in the path of totality within the state of Tennessee -- specifically Lebanon, Tennessee, just southeast of Nashville. Shout out to my son for helping me understand and comprehend the magnitude of the event and getting me involved in the excitement. His planned eclipse excursion … Continue reading 4 Memories from the 2017 solar eclipse

Atop Lookout Mountain

One of my all-time favorite places is the view atop Lookout Mountain, Tennessee. It is a quiet and tucked away place - elevated a mile high from┬áthe bustling city of Chattanooga, Tennessee below. The scope is vast and endless: a place you could spend hours just gazing. I ascended this view via the Incline Railway, … Continue reading Atop Lookout Mountain

Roses and Thorns

The Frist Museum in Nashville TN features an exterior exhibit of roses accompanied by thorns and bugs. Entitled "Rose on 65th Street" by Sculptor Will Ryman, the exhibit is compelling and attention-grabbing. My favorite part, if you look closely, is the black bug (top) and white bug (bottom) crawling on the stem.   https://youtu.be/YVnHrBYz0_8 I … Continue reading Roses and Thorns