Tennessee October In A Single Weekend

October 26, 2012 — Leave a comment

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So this was my view out the passenger window late afternoon last Friday.

If you wondering, yes, I took a picture while driving and Instagram’d it as well.

That’s ok though, there weren’t that many cars on the road at the time, and I’m more or less a professional at this sort of thing (you should see the video I shot while driving through Atlanta).

Anyway, this was my first time to experience a Tennessee October weekend since 2006 (which was the fall before I moved to Dallas).

In short, it lived up to the hype.

I spent some quality time with my parents, as well as two of my best friends.

Saturday we drove around for a little while in the afternoon, I snapped this vista just around the corner from Kenny Chesney’s riverfront house:

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Incidentally, the house my dad grew up in is just right down the street, but lacks the view (and was within earshot of a mental institution).

We did a lot of eating as well on Saturday and I had barbeque and mac n’ cheese twice in one day (not from the same place though, that would be excessive).

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As you can see, we don’t mess around when it comes to eating good (especially during football season).

I won’t comment on the Tennessee vs. Alabama game other than to say we played a great first half.

Sunday, I was able to go to church and heard a great message about how the Gospel shapes our lives as the church in society. You can listen to it yourself here.

After that, Steven, Matt, and I headed up to the Kentucky border and went 4-wheeling in the mountains.

I know we should have taken a group picture, but we were up there to get scenic pictures, and so didn’t think of it.

Steven did take this one though:

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I don’t go four wheeling in the mountains that often, but when I do, I wear a pink polo shirt.

When we got to the top just before sunset, we were greeted with this view:

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So, all in all, I basically got an entire Tennessee October in about 48 hours.

Not too bad, and now I’m back in cloudy, rainy Florida as a hurricane lingers off to my right.


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