Nashville Limerick

There was a great guitarist from Nashville
who couldn't remember to pay his tax bill.
They seized his Les Paul
and even his stress ball.
He became that stressed-out uke player of Asheville.

DAILY PHOTO: Church Near Tims Ford Lake

Taken in March of 2012 near Tims Ford State Park in Tennessee

DAILY PHOTO: The Lynchburg General Store

Taken Spring 2012

Taken Spring 2012

During Prohibition this general store is how the Daniel family made their living. It sits on the Lynchburg town square and is now mostly a souvenir shop. The distillers proudly proclaim that they only use each barrel once because by then the peak of it’s color and flavor attributes are used up. So there are a lot of barrels  to pile up. Some of them are sold to a Canadian whisky maker that is not so finicky. A few are included in the shipment to people who buy a whole barrel’s worth of whisky. Others get turned into anything imaginable and sold. They appear as garbage cans, decorative walls, containers, etc. The one thing they don’t sell in the shop is whiskey, because–ironically–it’s a dry county.

DAILY PHOTO: The Cohen Building in Nashville

The Cohen Building

The Cohen Building

The Cohen building is a meticulously restored historic building in Nashville, Tennessee. Today it is dwarfed by the adjacent buildings.