Magnuson Hotel Nashville North
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... Sunday night we hoped to catch a show at the Blue Bird Cafe, home to many a country star and a focus of the TV series Nashville. We got in a line up that snaked through the parking lot at 6:30 for the eight o'clock show. We were warned that we might not get in, but we waited and they were right! So, we'll just have to catch it on the tube... Now we're ready to wander down the Natchez Trace to Mississippi, a scenic byway built along an old trade ...
... us burgers tonight along with a few games of beer pong and flip cup.
Beer pong is where you throw a ping pong ball from one end of the table towards the others cup at the end of the table. If you get it in then they have to down there beer. Didn't do well to be honest. Flip cup was a different story though. Flip cup you down your beer and then flip your cup from the bottom and get it to stand up. It was 3 on 3 and we won. Flip cup champions 2013.
Paul and Saad wrestled ...
"The second happiest day of your life is the day you buy your bus... The first happiest is when you sell it!"
"What's the definition of a masochist? A bus owner."
Now that's some tough sales pressure to resist, but this is Goodlettsville, Tennessee, not Wall Street, and we're all happy to kick back and relax.
Back outside, Chad and Caleb are still scrubbing... now ...
... sponsors throughout to the 2,000+ audience seated around the stage it feels like a real throw back to the 50' as you're taken on a whistle-stop tour through 12 different performances. With that kind of variety you're never going to love everyone but without exception, every single one was committed, passionate and dedicated. From the guy who first graced the Opry stage 57 years ago, to The Willis Clan of 12 brothers and sisters fiddling and ...
Cindy and I got up and going and headed toward the Nashville Fairgrounds to shop til we dropped. (It was so hot, that statement can almost be taken literally!) This flea market is said to be one of the top ten in the US, and it definitely lived up to the reputation. We had a great time roaming around in this indoor/outdoor mass of junk, antiques and crafts!
We stopped at a Mediterranean/Turkish restaurant called Istanbul for a late lunch. ...
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