May 2012

Bottom of the Ninth

I choked up when a fourteen-year-old girl sang the Star Spangled Banner this afternoon. I’m not sure why; I’ve never …

Before the Crash of ’12

In a handful of subtleties, Nashville reminds me of other American cities. With my window open in the evening, I’m …

Silver

The thing is, I want to like Nashville, but my time here has been hard. I feel like I should …

Nashville

From my passing car I see row houses, stone cottages and antebellum mansions Outside, sultry breezes make waves near my …