Monday, September 10, 2007

Are You From Tennessee...

...because you're the only Ten I see!

Julia-Gulia and I visited Nashville during the three day Labor Day weekend. Her intent was to visit a friend from college while mine was to tour the city and hopefully spot Elvis. I managed to do both.

Saturday, after lunch and some shopping, I decided to meander around downtown. It goes without saying but I'll say it anyway: Nashville is a fun place! This is me talking - the girl that hated country music so much while growing up that even listening seemed to cause cancer of the ear. But since I wanted a weekend away and my sister was already going, I thought I'd take a chance on the city.

Nashville is a place with something for everyone. Say you aren't really interested in cowboy hats or guitars - teen movies with predictable plot lines, lame acting, and big celebrity names are more your style. May I suggest you venture downstairs to this venue.

Or, if you are like me and no one knows about your mad break-dancing skillz, don't worry about dragging out the cardboard mat. These guys bring their own. Too bad I was wearing a cute little skirt or I would have shown this guy how to improve his flip stand. ...that's, um, the technical term for that move.

Of course, there also was this red-headed boy walking around downtown promoting Wendy's Burgers. I don't know if he's your thing but it is an option. He was very pleasant to talk to at least.

And The King - you will see the king. I thought he was only in Vegas. Actually I thought he was dead but no, he's in Nashville. In fact, I not only had him read my fortune but I shared a delicious ice cream shake with him.


AHHH! There's two of him...oh wait, that's just Julia-Gulia and her sidekick.

...to be continued...

10 comments:

ThomCarter said...

When I live there we called it - Nash Vegas.

Now you know why.

Bone said...

I think Coyote Ugly is right next to my favorite Nashville hangout, Buffalo Billiards :)

You can break dance? Color me impresseed.

charlotta-love said...

Thom: when DID you live there. This must have been during the off part of our on-again/off-again friendship.

Bone: color me a liar.

Jocelyn said...

But, wait--did you spy Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban?

Or my friend from college Marcus?

Huh? Huh? Did you see any of 'em?

Dorky Dad said...

Awesome. You went to Nashville! Did you sign a recording contract? I hear they'll sign anybody out there ...

And where's my shirt?

Diesel said...

You know what I've always wondered? What's the past tense of breakdance? Is it breakdanced or broke dance?

Above Average Joe said...

What?! No pics from inside Coyote Ugly? C'mon throw your male readers a bone.

Wait. Bad choice of words.

Amanda Mae said...

one of my friends took a picture of elvis filling his tank at a gas station, but i can't for the life of me find it right now!

charlotta-love said...

Jocelyn: I saw a bunch of people that aren't famous ...yet.

DD: They didn't have a shirt in your size. Crazy huh.

Diesel: I think it's called "Sore Muscles"

Joe: By the looks of the people actually going into the bar, you didn't want any pictures!

Amanda: I highly encourage you to find that picture and blog it immediately.

Shankar said...

That first line belongs in the Cheesy Pickup Line Hall of Fame.