J and I took a much needed vacation to Tennessee for our birthdays; we freakishly share the same birthday – same day, same year. No joke. The gift of annual birthday travel is a promise to we made to each other after our engagement in Portland, Oregon, for the same purpose over two years ago.
The vacation was anything but restful. We toured the streets of both Nashville and Memphis, reveling in historical music scenes while enjoying pulled pork sandwiches, fresh gumbo with andouille sausage, and a handful of dive bars (“Hello” to Karen and Russell at Ernestine and Hazel’s). The weather was a flawless 70 degrees and sunny, a stark contrast Continue reading