Party of One at the Bluebird Cafe

Party of One at the Bluebird Cafe

Fresh sunflowers in Jim McDowell Vase Lorraine was stunned that she had sung her heart out for an audience of only one at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville.  “Big Jimmy!  I thought I was supposed to make my Nashville debut tonight. I spent a fortune on my new...
Lorraine Busts a Move

Lorraine Busts a Move

Lorraine at the Bluebird Cafe by Ellen Phillips Lorraine spent a whirlwind day shopping for her country music debut later that night. It was so hard to decide what clothing would work best for this audience. Her previous singing experience had been with the Asheville...
Bluebird Cafe, Here She Comes!

Bluebird Cafe, Here She Comes!

Water Lettuce Lorraine was so thrilled about her conversation with the big man at the Nashville club that she couldn’t sleep. She tossed and turned in her motel bed and imagined herself as a big star in the Nashville scene. The man who told her to call him Big Jimmy...
What Happens in Nashville?

What Happens in Nashville?

Lorraine was tired of driving, but she was thrilled because she was getting closer.  She was in Tennessee after hours and hours behind the wheel and had only to traverse the state and she would be within striking distance of Black Mountain. She decided to spend her...
Catching Up with the Gang

Catching Up with the Gang

44 Cherry Street Cherry Street Neighbors Lorraine is en route in her rental car back to Black Mountain from her sister Bulimia’s house in Texas. Her long drive gives us a chance to catch our breath and recap what’s going on. In this time of craziness, it’s easy to...
Bye-Bye Bulimia

Bye-Bye Bulimia

Bulimia gives Lorraine the stink eye Lorraine had her first successful, peaceful visit with her sister Bulimia ever. She and Mia agreed not to discuss politics, and Lorraine cast a fond eye on her sister and Bubba, her husband, as she now saw them as gay. She was...