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Being The Best Tree They Can Be

Most of us of a certain age have childhood memories of being in a school play—and the odds are that it was a Thanksgiving play. For many of us, those experiences were pivotal, and concentrating on being the best tree ever ...

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Getting Your Goat

Goats are personable. Do you need one? If you live inside the city, probably not. Chattanooga has an ordinance forbidding goats on properties smaller than five acres, and realistically you’d need more than that. more »

Nov 18, 2015 12:12 PM Cover Story

All For Art And Art For All

My first ballet recital to Leroy Anderson’s “The Syncopated Clock” was rehearsed in my mother’s kitchen with a cassette recorder that skipped every time I did a changement. No other girl in Sunday School had a dress ... more »

Nov 11, 2015 1:47 PM Cover Story

Starving Artists No More?

On a Thursday afternoon in early autumn, Stratton Tingle finds 30 minutes of down time and decides to take a nap in his car. This morning, he woke up at 5:15 a.m. to prepare for a presentation to a possible investor ... more »

Nov 4, 2015 2:55 PM Cover Story

No Final Rest In Potter’s Field

Potter’s Field, thought to be one of the first, if not the first pauper’s cemetery located in Hill City, currently referred to as North Chattanooga, was a resting place for those who were unclaimed and penniless. more »

Oct 28, 2015 4:07 PM Cover Story 3 Comments

Costa Rica: Where The Wild Is Always Calling

I knew the rain was coming. Of course rain was coming. It had rained almost nonstop every day since I arrived at the eco farm in the foothills of the Arenal volcano, El Castillo, Costa Rica. But what did I expect? more »

Oct 21, 2015 12:38 PM Cover Story

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