Hey guys! For the next few days I'll be blogging from Nashville. On Saturday I'm running the Country Music Marathon. I'm pretty pumped -- although I'm still not sure if I'm doing the full or half. Oh, what the heck --- let's make it the full!

Lots of friends from Nashville will be running, too. The Winns are preparing a wonderful pre-race feast tomorrow night in Williamson County and it'll be good to see the Rosenhaurs and the old crowd.

Check back for postings on the local happenings as well as the latest culture war news.

Until then --- I'm hanging out with lots of "bitter" Americans.