Poverty in Davidson County

Nashville is the “it” city right now, the hip cool place to be. Even the New York Times says so. But not very far away from the Bridgestone Arena, cool clubs and trendy restaurants, there’s another Nashville. Some statistics: The median household income for Davidson County dropped from $50,164 in 2007 to $43,556 in 2011….

Not allowed

Oh, joy. So I arrive at CRC World Headquarters this morning to find this. An old, giant, heavy TV plopped down by our front door. Gee, thanks! NOT. So, without sounding too acerbic, here are the rules for donating items to the Community Resource Center: Ask first. We have telephones and we have e-mail. Please…

Not allowed

Oh, joy. So I arrive at CRC World Headquarters this morning to find this. An old, giant, heavy TV plopped down by our front door. Gee, thanks! NOT. So, without sounding too acerbic, here are the rules for donating items to the Community Resource Center: Ask first. We have telephones and we have e-mail. Please…

A serious question

Yes, the Chicks are at CRC World Headquarters busy giving things away to nonprofit agencies in need. But I have a serious non-philanthropic question. My tomato plants suck this year and I don’t know why. I have noticed, both here at World Headquarters and at home, that strange fungal formations are cropping up in the…

A serious question

Yes, the Chicks are at CRC World Headquarters busy giving things away to nonprofit agencies in need. But I have a serious non-philanthropic question. My tomato plants suck this year and I don’t know why. I have noticed, both here at World Headquarters and at home, that strange fungal formations are cropping up in the…

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…