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Tennessee Whiskey Trail, Part Two

I was six years old when I had my first taste of Tennessee Whiskey. I had wandered into the garage while my father worked in the backyard. Sliding open a cabinet beneath his workbench, I discovered two bottles. I was old enough to recognize the ...

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I’m bound for the heartland of East Tennessee’s moonshine country. There’s enough bite in the late autumn air to warrant a weathered leather jacket and tastes from stills setting the Smoky Mountains ablaze. Robert Mitchum’s dark amber crooning ... Read more

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I start off with my dad, Jack McCormick, a civil engineer with deep knowledge of hydrogeology. We leave Soddy Daisy headed for Athens, where we’ll pick up I-75 and travel north. We pass ponds, cattails, loose chickens pecking in yards, barns in ... Read more

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The long winter has finally succumbed to warmer temperatures. Now, bikes of all kinds of makes and types are being brought out of their winter storage in anticipation of the beginning of riding season. And what better place than our neck of the ... Read more

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The older white woman on the video has a whimsical, remorseful tone as she asks: Why don’t the Negroes sing and whistle cheerfully as they pass down the streets of Birmingham, like they used to? She is nicely dressed, well put together, ensconced ... Read more

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As the story goes, a Cherokee chief saw a fawn rising from its bed at dawn. Following the custom of naming a newborn after the first thing seen after its birth, the chief named his baby son “Rising Fawn”. It’s a lovely and true story, and Rising ... Read more

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