Many of us like to decorate for Christmas, but one retired teacher in Hermitage, Tennessee has taken decorating to the extreme. Her house is overflowing with Old Saint Nick. If this story doesn't get you in the Christmas spirit, nothing will. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
If you're an artist, it's often not what medium you use or how good you are that garners attention. Sometimes it's what you make with your talent-the subject matter. Case in point the Somerset, Kentucky wood turner Tennessee Crossroads met. He makes much of the traditional pieces, but you gotta tip your hat to his main attraction. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Wooden Hats.
Everyone's got their way of decorating at Christmas time. Some like simple and sweet, others like it gigantic and gaudy. But one Nashville, TN couple says the more the better when it comes to those Dept. 56 houses. So much so, they had to buy another house, just to have a place to put them. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Dept. 56 Collection.
Tracy City, TN
Think of a time when mowing, not just your yard but a whole field, was done by hand. While that seems like an almost impossible task, many people still prefer to do it that way. And for those people, no place in Tennessee is more important than Tracy City, TN because, as Tennessee Crossroads found out, that's the home of one of the oldest scythe makers in the country. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Marugg Scythes.
Chapman's Boro, TN
Anyone who has ever followed their dream of becoming a pilot will tell you, there's nothing like the time you spend in your plane. One pilot in Ashland City, TN says he loves flying so much, he wants to live in a plane. And he does. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Red Lane and his DC8 Jet Airplane House.