(ODD)yssey

A visit to Sewanee Natural Bridge

On a recent trip to Sewanee, Tennessee (more on the University of the South later), Sweetums and I detoured to the Sewanee Natural Bridge.  It is located not far from the campus in South Cumberland State Park in Monteagle. The 25-foot high sandstone formation spans 50 feet. With no guardrails, it was nerve-wracking watching other… Continue reading A visit to Sewanee Natural Bridge

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This Tennessee smoke house is like Cracker Barrel on steroids

A couple of months ago, Sweetums and I decided to go wandering. We had no particular destination in mind but when we looked at places within driving distance, we came upon Jim Oliver’s Smoke House. It’s a well-known place in Monteagle, Tenn., that I would describe as Cracker Barrel on steroids, but that’s a bit… Continue reading This Tennessee smoke house is like Cracker Barrel on steroids

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I was looking for a message from Mother Nature and found a ‘real’ live unicorn

I have long wanted to take a photo of a natural attraction I’d written about but never seen – the trees that grew together to spell HI in the Hays Nature Preserve on the outskirts of Huntsville. I finally got my chance Saturday along with another surprise: a visit with a real-for-sure unicorn (lots of… Continue reading I was looking for a message from Mother Nature and found a ‘real’ live unicorn

My Books

“Not Quite Right: Mostly True Tales of a Weird News Reporter” My memoir/humorous essay book “Not Quite Right: Mostly True Tales of a Weird News Reporter” is now available online and in bookstores (Solomon & George Publishers, soft cover, $15). To order a signed copy from me, email kellykazek@kellykazek.com. When you email I will send an… Continue reading My Books