In a recent post, I featured some of the pictures I’ve taken of neon signs that I’ve come across throughout Middle Tennessee. Another one of my passions is something that many people call ‘urban exploration’. For years I’ve been fascinated with graffiti, stencil art, and tagging. And while I’ve never spent a lot of time in our major urban metropolises, these forms of inner city expression have started becoming more visible in cities the size of Nashville. Here are a few images of some of the art I’ve captured on the streets (and in the alleys) of Nashville. Click on the pictures to see the full size version of these images.
One of my life long passions is neon signs. I don’t know why I love them so much, but they’ve always fascinated me. Sadly, thanks to technology and more importantly due to the high cost of upkeep neon signs are becoming harder to find. Lately I’ve started documenting the neon signs I come across in my daily travels. All of the signs below are located in Middle Tennessee. To get a closer look, click on the pictures to see the full size photo.
I’ve been working hard at losing weight the last few years. And when you lose weight you know that you’re going to need to either buy some new clothes or perhaps have them taken in.
But one thing I didn’t take into account was that my rings would need resizing. Fortunately I found a local jeweler who spoke my language. They’re a locally owned and operated small business, they utilize high-tech tools, plus they embrace social media! How could I not love Belle Meade Jewelry and Repair in Nashville?
In fact, check out this cool video they shot of the actual process of resizing my ring.
For the last couple of years, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts has been serving ice cream (or Kool Kreme as they call it) along with their heavenly doughnuts.
Nashville has been one of the test markets. Now I love doughnuts and I love ice cream, but this is just cruel. I think I gained 5 pounds just looking at the picture of a Krispy Kreme Kool Kreme Sundae