COVID-19: 4/2/2020 Updates (Including Today’s Health Department Briefing)

I hope this afternoon finds each of you safe and secure. These are strange times, of course, and they are hard for many. We’ve always known we should be thankful for family, shelter ,and food, but that means a little bit more right now. Please be aware of those who are struggling for any of […]

Photos From Around the City

I’m taking a lot of walks (and assiduously avoiding proximity to others). Of course, I always take my camera, often looking for scenes emblematic of the current situation. But not always. Sometimes a scene is simply pretty. Or interesting. Despite what is going on in human world, Spring is springing in natural world. It’s worth […]

COVID-19: 4/1/2020 Update (Including Today’s Health Department Briefing)

I hope you are each staying as safe as possible and following the Safer at Home orders issued by state and local governments. As with any rapidly evolving situation, it’s easy to be a step behind. I think that goes for individuals as well as governments and medical professionals. The concept of doing now what […]

COVID-19: 3/31/2020 Update (Including Today’s Health Department Briefing)

I’m coming at you a bit later today due to a personal obligation. We’ll cut right to it: International News: The numbers worldwide continue to grow rapidly. As of this writing, based on the Worldometer data, there are 828,305 diagnosed cases of COVID-19. This reflects about a 10% increase from yesterday, which, if continued, would […]

Foggy Bottom Flats Set to Open in South Knoxville

It’s been nearly a year since I first wrote about Foggy Bottom Flats. The fourteen-unit set of town homes was to have opened earlier this year, but according to Brett Honeycutt, one of the developing partners, the rain earlier this year made that goal unobtainable. He said for long stretches they were only able to […]