Month: April 2010

Friday News & Open Thread


These past two weeks have certainly been nothing short of interesting here in La Vergne (I put the space there especially for Angie!).  We’ve had some good news, bad news, and really bad news.  Here are the latest news links.…

We Are LaVergne: Tony Vanatta


What better time than National Pay It Forward Day to tell about someone in our community who has a generous heart, who gladly gives their time to organizations like Box 100, and who has opened his home to foster children…

Fan Pages & Amanda


I am so pleased to see neighbors getting talking with neighbors… even if half of us don’t do it in person anymore, there’s always electronic communication!  If you have set up a “fan page” or neighborhood “group” on Facebook, let…

Election Schedule for LaVergne


Given that we are already hearing about people running for office in LaVergne, I wanted to provide readers who are interested in seeking office with some preliminary information provided by the Rutherford County Election Commission. The election date is November…

Some Quickies for a Saturday


I am staring down the April 30th deadline for first-time home-buyers to be under contract in order to get the $8000 tax credit from the Feds, and suddenly I’m swamped with buyers.  So with apologies for such a quick post…

Get a DQ Blizzard for a Quarter


I’m busier these days than a one-armed man playing the harp, but hopped over to our “Fan” page on Facebook to find Amy had posted about a blog site she maintains called SavingWithAmy.com. First, you should go bookmark her. Second,…

We Are LaVergne: Erica & Melissa


Have you ever seen those “Welcome” signs that greet people entering cities?  Sometimes they’ll say, “Hometown of …” and their famous person or distinguished person or the name of a person who’s accomplished a lot would go there.   If we…

Earth Day is April 22nd


Just a couple more days until Earth Day!  I don’t care if you’re pink, purple, blue, left, right, center, sideways, or upside down, taking care of our planet is never a bad thing.   Earth Day is a day designed to…