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Re: What should I see in Nashville?
Board: State: Tennessee
Reply to: #977116 by AstroBeast
Jul 9, 2019 5:56am
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I was recently in Nashville for a conference and was able to pick up a few stamps. I rode a bus out to Fort Negley. It had 3 or 4 stamps that I picked up and had great views or downtown. Also it was free and dog friendly.

In downtown, I went to the Union cafe because there was supposed to be a stamp there, it was missing but the hostess was super awesome and let me stamp their business logo stamp which looks like the the sign out from.

I'd check out Arcade Alley, it is a street downtown that has a bunch of shops and little eateries. Just happened upon it after I left the Union Cafe. Should have grabbed a bite there. Rather interesting old section of town.

The Country Music Hall of Fame was pretty neat. Not a country music fan and pretty much no idea who most of the folks were but it is a nice museum.

I was limited by time and to my feet and the bus, so I did not make it much outside downtown, but there is a pretty big park just east of town that has a bunch of boxes listed.

Good Luck!
NLW
Re: What should I see in Nashville?
Board: State: Tennessee
Reply to: #977116 by AstroBeast
Jul 9, 2019 6:23am
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We used to live in Nashville. I would definitely check out Centennial Park where the Parthenon (Nashville version) is located. The park is dog friendly, but no dogs inside the Parthenon. It is very inexpensive to go inside the Parthenon, if you wish. https://www.nashville.gov/Parks-and-Recreation/Parthenon.aspx

Here is a site that lists some dog friendly restaurants. https://www.bringfido.com/restaurant/city/nashville_tn_us/

Here are some dog parks in the Nashville area. Edwin Warner is a wonderful park. https://www.bringfido.com/attraction/parks/city/nashville_tn_us/

The Opryland Hotel is a very neat hotel to roam through. They have a waterfall inside. There are some restaurants there, but they can be a bit pricey. It used to cost about $20 to park at the hotel. However, when we lived there, we would go into the Opry Mills (a mall) parking lot, drive around to the side where the movie theater is, park away from the mall (this will put you close to the backside of the hotel). There used to be a walkway from the mall parking lot to the hotel, putting you at one of the main entrances (the Grand Ole' Opry is at this location as well).

If you like Irish pubs, there is a great pub, not far from the airport, called McNamara's Irish Pub. Great food and very fun music, especially on Friday and Saturday nights. https://www.mcnamarasirishpub.com/

Walking around downtown can be entertaining. Specifically on Broadway and 2nd Avenue. You will be right beside the river which has some nice pedestrian sidewalks and bridges to cross (takes you across the river to the TN Titans football stadium). There are lots of shops and restaurants...Wild Horse Saloon, Tootsie's Orchid Lounge (a classic music joint), Margaritaville, B.B. King's, lots more.

Union Station Hotel is a unique hotel in an old train station, located downtown on Broadway. https://www.unionstationhotelnashville.com/
There is a fun restaurant attached to the hotel, on the side, called The Flying Saucer. http://www.beerknurd.com/locations/nashville-flying-saucer#x

If you want a classic Nashville tradition...The Loveless Cafe is a must.
http://www.lovelesscafe.com/
The Bluebird Cafe is another classic music joint where many musicians have gotten their start. https://bluebirdcafe.com/

If you are a carver, please think about planting a box in the Nashville area while you're there. I know several were destroyed in the flood a few years ago. I am not sure how many are out there since we have moved. Have fun!
Starting over...
Board: State: Tennessee
Jul 19, 2019 2:27pm
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Hello my old friends...would anyone like my large box of old stamps and other stuff, a few logbooks, tracing paper, some puzzles used for postals, some old stamps from events, ect. I hate to throw it all away, but i am starting fresh...

also anyone have any new name recomendations? Don't want to go back to twokittie, but it is just 2 of us now...
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977476 by Kitty Krew
Jul 19, 2019 2:43pm
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Oh, me me me!
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977476 by Kitty Krew
Jul 19, 2019 6:20pm
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Do the two of you have any hobbies other than boxing?
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977481 by LROSEM
Jul 19, 2019 6:27pm
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Vincent loves the outdoors. He's only 3 but he loves hiking with me, i was thinking somthing to do with hiking or nature :p
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977482 by Kitty Krew
Jul 19, 2019 7:50pm
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I dont know about your state, but Wisconsin has outdoor classes all over the state for young kids that involve looking for bugs and worms and such.... usually run by state parks or Audubon centers or local colleges.
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977476 by Kitty Krew
Jul 19, 2019 10:38pm
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I am sorry to hear that you're only two. That makes me sad. Sending hugs your way.
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977476 by Kitty Krew
Jul 20, 2019 3:56am
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Re: name, how about Kitty & Kiddy?
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977491 by Colorful Caterpillars
Jul 20, 2019 5:10am
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Thankyou, i miss letterboxing and all the friends i have made! It's been almost a year since I've found a box.
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977496 by Kitty Krew
Jul 20, 2019 6:00am
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Hugs to you two.
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977476 by Kitty Krew
Jul 20, 2019 6:14am
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Hugs to you and here’s to new adventures!
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977482 by Kitty Krew
Jul 20, 2019 6:14am
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Some trail name ideas:

Trailcat
Rustic kitty
Woodland feline

I love that you hike with your cat!! We've been talking of training ours.
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977499 by photopam
Jul 20, 2019 6:25am
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Lol, vincent is my son, but we just got a new kiity hazel that might like to go hiking, hehehe
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977476 by Kitty Krew
Jul 20, 2019 10:16am
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I am so sorry to hear that you are back to 2. Also sending hugs your way. Vincent is so cute. Great age to actually (sort of) help you find letterboxes.
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977500 by Kitty Krew
Jul 21, 2019 6:04am
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Oy! Sorry, I misunderstood.
Your trail name could still keep its kitty feel.

Here's to hiking with cats. 😁 and their people crazy enough to take them.

Hugs to you!
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977476 by Kitty Krew
Jul 21, 2019 8:01pm
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Sorry to hear the news. Here's to a fresh start, wishing you and kitty tot the best!! Hugs to you both.
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977476 by Kitty Krew
Jul 22, 2019 10:24am
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would anyone like my large box of old stamps and other stuff, a few logbooks, tracing paper, some puzzles used for postals, some old stamps from events, ect.

I would happily take anything you have! My boys and I are looking to seed the area we live in and would love to give new life to things! I hope the new transition goes well. Lots of hugs!

-Celtic Cutie
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977476 by Kitty Krew
Jul 22, 2019 10:38am
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Are you back in Nashville?

How about a combination of your names, Jencent?
Re: Starting over...
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Reply to: #977583 by Colorful Caterpillars
Jul 22, 2019 11:23am
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Still in clarksville, have to move in the next few months, not sure if we are stayin here in clarksville or moving to my parents in paris, tn
AQversary
Board: State: Tennessee
Aug 18, 2019 11:32am
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Happy AQversary to McGinnisAGAIN! Let's all congratulate her in her 4 years of letterboxing!
Re: AQversary
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Reply to: #978492 by A Okay
Aug 18, 2019 1:01pm
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Congrats πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽˆπŸ˜Ž
Re: AQversary
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Reply to: #978492 by A Okay
Aug 18, 2019 6:25pm
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Hooorrraaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyy !!!!!!!!!! for McGinnisAGAIN.
Re: AQversary
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Reply to: #978492 by A Okay
Aug 18, 2019 7:34pm
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Happy AQversary McGinnisAGAIN and thank-you for all of your plants in Northeast Tennessee. Please continue to take us to new places. ❀
Re: AQversary
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Reply to: #978492 by A Okay
Aug 18, 2019 7:58pm
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Happy AQversary McGinnisAGAIN! Thank you for all the boxes you planted in Tennessee and how you personalized each and every one of them!
Re: AQversary
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Reply to: #978524 by DS
Aug 19, 2019 2:07am
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Happy AQversary!!
Happy AQ Day to Colorful Caterpillars
Board: State: Tennessee
Oct 12, 2019 8:29am
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I always enjoy crossing paths with you at events. I hope to see you again soon. Have a happy letterboxing day and year!
Re: Happy AQ Day to Colorful Caterpillars
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Reply to: #980225 by carry on grandma
Oct 12, 2019 8:38am
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woo hoo! Happy day, happy day!
Re: Happy AQ Day to Colorful Caterpillars
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Reply to: #980225 by carry on grandma
Oct 12, 2019 4:13pm
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Happy AQversary CC!! Hope you got to enjoy the day with some letterboxing!!
Re: Happy AQ Day to Colorful Caterpillars
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Reply to: #980226 by aMAZEing adventure frog
Oct 12, 2019 4:34pm
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Happy AQday & thanks for the fun boxes you have shared with us!β€β€πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰