Monday, August 25, 2008

Well, Boy Howdy!!

Inside the Gaylord Opryland Hotel
Dining "outside" but still inside!!

Waterfalls EVERYWHERE!!

President Andrew Jackson's home.."The Hermitage"..

The gardens...
One of the slave's quarters....

General Jackson Showboat

Cruising down the Cumberland River
A view of downtown Nashville

Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg, TN. We don't drink whiskey (well, maybe on a rare occasion!)
But it was an interesting tour all the same...

The Country Music Hall of Fame....
The Grand Ole Opry

Kellie Pickler can see her in the big screen.

Just got back from Nashville, Tennessee!! Steve had a NLLEA (National Liquor Law
Enforcement Association) convention there and I got to tag along...a wonderful place. Stayed at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel, set on 57 acres. It's covered by a dome and is landscaped inside like a beautiful, lush garden--complete with several waterfalls and streams--even offer boat rides throughout!! Many shops and eateries to choose from--very serene and tranquil. I'd often take my book "outside" and sit by a waterfall to read.
We also toured Hermitage, the plantation home of President Andrew Jackson, The Jack Daniels distillery, took the General Jackson Showboat down the Cumberland River--lunched there, too with other NLLEA members. Saw Kellie Pickler and other singers at the Grand Ole Opry, toured the Country Music Hall of Fame as well as dined there for the NLLEA Banquet Dinner.
Walked up the famous Broadway where all the honky-tonk bars are and Country singers were discovered. Walked around downtown Nashville and took in all the sights.
The weather was warm, but pleasant, and the area is beautiful!! The people are so nice and thoughtful--I can see why people call the south "God's Country"!!
Came home exhausted and glad to be home. Just gotta take a couple of days to recuperate.....

Yee-Yawn---I mean Yee-Haw!! ;-)


  1. Welcome back! It looks like you guys had a lot of fun:)! Thanks again for the nice visit last weekend, we had a lot of fun! By the way I painted the buffet you gave us and I LOVE how it turned out, I will send pics asap!!

    Love, Amy

  2. That looks so fabulous! My girlfriend and her husband went to Nashville for a long weekend and Loved it! There's so much to see and do there. I'm so glad you got to "tag-a-long"!!
    Hugs, Sherry

  3. Hi Myrna.. welcome back.. Pictures are lovely.. It seems wrong that we need R & R after a trip but it always happens... Great memories however..... Now it's back to the real world......

  4. Awesome pictures Myrna--so glad you had a good time! I want to go there now.


  5. The pictures indicate you saw lots of things on this trip. Rest up.

  6. Myrna, Welcome home,(no place like home). Looks like you and Steve had a wonderful time. Great pictures. Love and Prayers, Suzanne