An Art History Scavenger Hunt in the City

A lot of us have found ourselves in similar predicaments in recent days: An extra child or two is lurking about underfoot when they, by all rights, should be at school. Whether because of ice, snow, extreme cold, flu or teacher work-days, there they were. Sure, Urban Girl, like so many of your children, would […]

We Talked About History All Week, Had a History Fair and Now Turn to Science (of the History Making Sort)

Has there been a week in which more Americans discussed our history than this past week? While the controversy over Confederate monuments isn’t new – New Orleans removed theirs with great angst on all sides this past winter – certainly, the extent of the nationwide public conversation born out of the events in Charlottesville was […]

Old North Knoxville’s 2016 Victorian Holiday Home Tour, Part One

Urban Woman and I, once again, enjoyed the 2016 version of Old North Knoxville’s Victorian Holiday Home Tour. If you love older, beautiful homes, Christmas and preservation, it’s about as good as it gets in Knoxville. And it’s too big for one article. I love the details in the homes so much, I can’t resist […]