Guitars, Boots and Music

I’m talking about Nashville of course. Music City! The place where every aspiring songwriter and performer alike, especially in the country music arena, want to be.

Our visit to Nashville was the length of 3 days, and we packed in as much as we could.

The highlights were the Bluebird Cafe, Grand Ole Opry two nights for two different type of programs, walking around the streets where the “action” is on Saturday, perusing Vanderbilt University, and eating at 4 famous and highly recommended places.

My next posts will be highlighting more about this city, culture, and places. But for now here are a couple pictures.
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Nashville Photo by Kathleen Couch

Nashville Photo by Kathleen Couch

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Fall Splendor Around the World

Winter is fast approaching and has arrived in some parts of the world. Here is a glimpse at some of the splendor of God’s creation through the colors of Autumn. All images have been contributed by readers of Globe Trottin Granny.

JAPAN

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@Creative Commons – exact location not identified

SWEDEN

My dear friend, Lynette Skoglund Kleve sent me these photos of around Linköping, Sweden, and Värmland, Sweden.

  • Fall flowers in garden Fall flowers in garden
  • Mushroom Mushroom
  • Sunrise on the lake at Värmland Sunrise on the lake at Värmland
  • Cozy fire Cozy fire
  • Apple Harvest in Linköping Apple Harvest in Linköping
  • Orange leaves on turned tree in Linköping Orange leaves on turned tree in Linköping
  • Golden colors of tree Golden colors of tree
  • Fall bounty Fall bounty
     

OHIO
Brenda Soule is a friend and sister-in-law. She has a passion for photography, and you are able to purchase prints, and canvases of her work. http://BrendaKSoulePhotography.com See her photography below. If you order, all photos are finished without the watermarks visible on the pictures.

Virginia

A Facebook friend who lives in Hawaii, but visits Virginia every Fall gave me permission to use these pictures. Thank you, Arleen Boyd.

  • Farm in the Alleghenies Farm in the Alleghenies
  • View in the Alleghenies View in the Alleghenies
  • Roaring Run Furnace Roaring Run Furnace
  • Scenic Outlook Arnold Valley Scenic Outlook Arnold Valley
  • Allegheny Daleville Allegheny Daleville
  • Island Ford Cave Island Ford Cave
  • More Fall Beauty More Fall Beauty
  • Scenic Outlook at Arnold Valley Scenic Outlook at Arnold Valley
  • Humpback Bridge at Wayside Park Humpback Bridge at Wayside Park
  • Falling Springs Falling Springs
  • Allegheny Daleville, Va. Allegheny Daleville, Va.
  • Near Roanoke, Va. Near Roanoke, Va.
     

I hope you enjoyed these wonderful pictures of Fall. All photos were used by permission, and I watermarked them with photographer identification. The images appearing here are NOT for public use.

I welcome ideas for an article, pictures, or written articles from my readers of Globe Trottin Granny. Let me know you are interested in seeing something you have concerning travel anywhere in our wonderful world in the comment section. I will follow up from there.

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Remembering Our Veterans

Veteran's Day

I grew up with being told the story of my Great Uncle Earl Van Ness, surviving the Arizona, serving through the entire war, and re-enlisting in the Army. Then only to be killed by a thug who was robbing him in his apartment in the middle of the night. This was only days after separating from the army. Thank you for your service, Great Uncle Earl.

My Uncle Earl Rufty, was named after him when he was just a young man. Uncle Earl Rufty also served in the Army in World War II. I am sorry I don’t have a picture of either of these great veterans.

Charles R. Couch

Charles R. Couch

Charles R. Couch, my father-in-law served in the Navy during World War II. His service time was on the USS Carroll (DE-171) Cannon-class destroyer escort , from commissioning in 1943 to de commissioning in November of 1945.

My husband, Daren R. Couch served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War era. His job was manning the control room of a Titan II missile.
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I am thankful that the Titan II missile was never ordered to launch. It would be doubtful that we would be here today if it did.

My son Brandon R. Couch served in the United States Army. He served in the 82nd Airborne as a paratrooper.
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Thank you Veteran’s related, and unrelated, during war time, and non war time who have proudly served in the military, so we could continue to have freedom!

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40 Scams on Tourists Around the World

A few weeks ago, I wrote, “What! How Did They Know I Was an
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If you haven’t read that post, you might want to, so you understand how you could unknowingly attract crime. Crime, unfortunately is everywhere. This isn’t something that happens to only travelers, and only to those who travel in another country.

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Don’t Miss or Your Kids Will Miss Out!

Trunk Fest being held at Kennesaw First Baptist Church, Kennesaw, Ga., Wed. Sept. 29, 2014, 5:30 - 7:00

Trunk Fest being held at Kennesaw First Baptist Church, Kennesaw, Ga., Wed. Sept. 29, 2014, 5:30 – 7:00

If you live in the Kennesaw area be sure to travel to this year’s Trunk Fest this Wednesday, the 29th, from 5:30 – 7:00.
FREE…FREE…FREE…FREE..FREE…FREE…FREE…FREE…

I have been involved with preparing 3 of the Trunks, and have heard leaks of what some of the other ones are. You and your kids are sure to enjoy. Also, this year, it is a separate event from the local Halloween night. So, kids can get double enjoyment, or just limit it to Trunk Fest where you know it is safe.

See you there!

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