The Chicks are back

We apologize. We’ve been away. But we’re back now. See, here’s how it works in the nonprofit world. Everyone goes all out for about 50 weeks a year. And then around the middle of December we’ve just done all we can do. So, barring an emergency, we just take the rest of the year off….

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,…

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…

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…