Balls of Fire
No matter how untraditional your Christmas tradition is, it’s almost certainly much tamer than the way the Bosheers family of Loretto, TN celebrate the holiday. As Tennessee Crossroads’ Rob Wilds found out, the Boosheers seem to have gotten the tradition of “chestnuts roasting on an open fire” a bit jumbled up. Join Nashville Public Television’s Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Balls of Fire.
Does your family have a Christmas tradition? No matter how untraditional you think it is, it's almost certainly much tamer than the way the Bosheers family of Loretto celebrate the holiday. As Rob Wilds found out, the Boosheers seem to have gotten the tradition of "chestnuts roasting on an open fire" a bit jumbled up.
Rob Wilds has been a part of the Tennessee Crossroads family since 1993. As one of our most frequent producers, and the recipient of several journalism awards throughout his various careers, Rob finds that the best reward for his work is meeting the fascinating people and visiting the interesting places he encounters in his travels. A presence in television, radio and print reporter for more than 20 years, Rob is a teacher, writer, producer and director as well as an actor (with appearances in feature films, television shows and on stage).