Swine Ball versus Swan Ball

The Swine Ball got started in 1981 by some disgruntled Tennessean journalists who were tired of watching the Swan Ball Publicity Committee arrive at the newsroom seeking coverage of an exclusive party almost no one can attend. One must be invited to attend the Swan Ball and hardly anyone ever is…and if you ask for…

Bacon bar!

This is tremendously exciting.  I am reviewing my options for the Bacon Bar that is part of the Swine Ball this year. If you live in Nashville, you may know that there is a Swan Ball, which is attended by extremely wealthy people and to which hardly anyone, relative to the size of the city,…

Bacon bar!

This is tremendously exciting.  I am reviewing my options for the Bacon Bar that is part of the Swine Ball this year. If you live in Nashville, you may know that there is a Swan Ball, which is attended by extremely wealthy people and to which hardly anyone, relative to the size of the city,…

The organizers

CRC World Headquarters was a very scary place yesterday. There was organizing going on. A lot of intense organizing. My best friend, Stacy, is visiting from Chicago and came to help at CRC during the monthly giveaway. Stacy will organize my glove compartment on the way to the grocery store. The last time I visited…

The organizers

CRC World Headquarters was a very scary place yesterday. There was organizing going on. A lot of intense organizing. My best friend, Stacy, is visiting from Chicago and came to help at CRC during the monthly giveaway. Stacy will organize my glove compartment on the way to the grocery store. The last time I visited…

Nashville – the TV show

Who wouldn’t want to be an extra on Nashville? See that woman in the gold blouse with the long dark hair? That’s Jeri Doebelin, who was the winning bidder at Oyster Easter for an extra’s spot on the hit TV show. “I had a fabulous time,” she wrote the Chicks.  “It is an experience I…

Nashville – the TV show

Who wouldn’t want to be an extra on Nashville? See that woman in the gold blouse with the long dark hair? That’s Jeri Doebelin, who was the winning bidder at Oyster Easter for an extra’s spot on the hit TV show. “I had a fabulous time,” she wrote the Chicks.  “It is an experience I…

Roll Tide

Here at CRC World Headquarters, we see a lot of inventive stuff. Along with the truly useful donations like new clothing and household items that are distributed to the needy, we have the Roll Tide toilet paper holder and magazine rack. Who wouldn’t want a toilet paper holder with a giant elephant head on top…

Roll Tide

Here at CRC World Headquarters, we see a lot of inventive stuff. Along with the truly useful donations like new clothing and household items that are distributed to the needy, we have the Roll Tide toilet paper holder and magazine rack. Who wouldn’t want a toilet paper holder with a giant elephant head on top…

Bacon Wednesday: Sonic

As some point, even a bacon fanatic runs out of inspiration. We’ve had bacon every way you can think of – bacon sandwiches, bacon pancakes, bacon muffins, bacon quiches and, as Betsy likes to say, Bacon Classic (just bacon). So when inspiration fails, we turn to Sonic. The bacon cheeseburger, please. Sonic always has crisp…