|Joelton is the place...
we don't bother saying "Joelton, TN, USA," because there is
only one Joelton in the galaxy (that we know of so far).
- Where we have a water tower.
Don't laugh, that wasn't true a few years ago. Don't
ask what we drank from before, because most of us still don't
have sewer lines.
the expression "Bless her thumpin' gizzard" is meant just as nice as it
men too old to hunt gather Saturday mornings to eat country ham, pick
on guitars and avoid doing chores.
there's no need to remember what time the drug store opens on the
weekend. That's what they sell life insurance for.
dining out is what they sell health insurance for, especially if you
eat at certain places.
driving with all four wheels on your side of the road is optional.
foreign culture is welcome...if the parking lot at the Mexican
restaurant is any indication. Although, the inability to keep
a good pizza joint in business bodes not well for Italians.
good folks live...'s'long as they can.
you get off the Interstate to avoid traffic.
"over developed" means more than
six storage sheds within a stone's
throw of the house.
- Where, before Smith Station,
there was no weather at all!
Here is the latest on global warming climate change. Scary stuff!...or maybe
Now, isn't this interesting. Our summers have not gotten warmer in the
US over the decades—if anything, they've gotten a bit cooler.
Amazing how that could happen in a world of global warming. I guess
other parts of the world must be sweating their brains out every summer
to offset our comfort. Just another reason to feel guilty about being
(Date Source: National Hurricane Center / Chart via Steven
They say all this climate change is causing lots of hurricane damage.
Wonder what was causing it back in the 1800s?
Global warming, or climate change (or whatever) is causing the seas to
rise, or so they tell us. Let's just ignore this chart and go on in
blissful climate-panic. Because this chart shows sea levels rising over
the centuries (black line) while temperatures decline (blue line).