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PROUD BIRD

This beautiful Bald Eagle was seen enjoying the sunshine recently atop a tree near Lake Pomeroy. There have many Bald Eagle sightings in Fairfield Glade this Fall and Winter. Interesting to note, there were no known successful Bald Eagle nests found in the state between 1961 and 1983. Efforts, coordinated by TWRA, to restore Tennessee’s […]

14Jan2016 | Continued

Squirrel Dodging

‘Elusive’ critters are hard to avoid My Aunt Edie loved animals! She viewed even the smallest critter as a life worth protecting. Why, many times she avoided caterpillars going across a country road. No joke. I saw her do it. And I, like most all of you dear readers, love all the creatures around us and […]

12Nov2015 | Continued
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Why We Live Here

The weather has been a mix of sunshine one day and rain the next. But whenever the weather cooporates, you can find residents and visitors alike enjoying the beautiful Fall colors and our scenic lakes. Above, a man enjoys some solitude fishing on Lake Sherwood.  At left, a boat passes by the Lake Dartmoor Marina […]

5Nov2015 | Continued

Why We Live Here

This photo were taken looking south toward Hebbertsburg at sunrise from the photographer’s home on Hickory Ridge Lane in Fairfield North. The fog makes the Hebbertsburg valley look like a sea or that it is covered in snow

9Sep2015 | Continued
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Why We Live Here

Some may consider geese to be pests at times, leaving feathers and waste matter around our lakes here in Fairfield Glade. But there is no escaping their beauty. This bird was seen floating along during an early morning sunrise. This was taken on Lake Canterbury last week and the sun created a glow on her […]

27Aug2015 | Continued

Southern Stars announces 2015-16 season; tickets on sale soon

For The Vista Crossville’s own 30-piece professional brass ensemble, the Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (SSSB), is announcing their series of three concerts to be held at the 1,200 seat Stone Memorial HS Auditorium in Crossville. This will be their eighth season providing “Premium Entertainment” for the enjoyment of area residents. The dates for this season […]

27Aug2015 | Continued

Glad I am not going to school these days

Once in a while, I still have dreams (actually nightmares) about my school days. I still can wake up worrying if I really did miss the bus, or couldn’t remember my locker combination, or I forgot to study for a test! UGH! I still have nightmares that Bowling Green State University is going to contact […]

12Aug2015 | Continued
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Why We Live Here

There is an abundant amount of butterflies that flicker their colorful wings all around Fairifled Glade. This Tiger Swallowtail was photographed by Glade resident Donna E. Turley at a beautiful wildflower area on hole # 3 of the Crag at Heatherhurst. There are 125 species of butterflies in Tennessee, including a cousin of the swallowtail […]

12Aug2015 | Continued
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Coming in for a landing

We have many beautiful flowers in Fairfield Glade, but the next time look a little closer. It was 6 A.M. but this hard-working bee was already looking for morning breakfast. Vista photographer James Lovelace said he took the photo near the Wyndham Guest Check in and that “the little guy just would not go away […]

28Jul2015 | Continued
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Nasvhille comedy favorite coming to Fairfield Glade soon cooperate for

For The Vista Fairfield Glade Resident Services (FGRS) is proud to present a “Comedy Night” starring Nashville’s own Rik Roberts. Rik Roberts is known around the country as a leader in clean comedy. He has appeared on radio and television on channels like Laugh USA, CMT, Blue Collar Network, Sirius XM, and NPR. Rik is […]

28Jul2015 | Continued

A few people need some tips on tipping

You know, we have a growing community here in Fairfield Glade. Amongst the residents and all our wonderful guests and employees of Fairfield Glade businesses, I would say 97% are class individuals with solid character and manners. The other 3%, however, may be giving us all a bad name. They are the ones who insist […]

8Jul2015 | Continued

The day my life changed in a flash

Commentary by Thomas Covino Part 2 of a 3-part series The day has finally come for the first internal test, of who knows how many, before the determined procedure is decided upon.  The catheter and dye indicated at least three vessels extending from my heart were sealed off completely by the build up of plaque. […]

25Jun2015 | Continued
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Zippity-do-da … Mr. Bluebird’s here

Talk about your contrasts in colors … This Bluebird with its orange breast and sharp blue head brightened up the day

11Jun2015 | Continued
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Mary Poppins is about to fly to the Cumberland County Playhouse

By KATY PARENT For The Vista Mary Poppins is set to fly over the rooftops of London and into the Cumberland County Playhouse June 12 to August 16! This high-flying family musical features delightful songs from the classic Disney film including the Academy Award-winning “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Step in Time” and […]

11Jun2015 | Continued
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Why We Live Here

We all get to see the wonderful sunsets in Fairfield Glade but the majority of us are not awake and alert to the spectacular sunrises here. But Vista photographer James Lovelace was able to capture this sunrise on Memorial Day last week. The shot was taken from the 10th hole green at Heatherhurst Brae around […]

3Jun2015 | Continued

Dock-ing quality time

With the warmer weather, the marinas and their docks are excellent places to watch the geese on St. George – as the three young lads above enjoyed recently. At right, Vista photographer’s niece Audrey enjoyed sitting on the dock and watching the fish swim by.

15May2015 | Continued

Thank you Food City … for your delicious Salad Bar!!!

A couple weeks back or so, I was driving down Peavine Road heading back to the Glade, when I passed Food City and saw their sign out front that read: “Salad Bar Now Open”. Now normal people would not have had the reaction I did, but no one ever accused me of being normal. I […]

8Apr2015 | Continued
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IT’S SPRINGTIME BABY!

Sure the calendar has said it is Spring for over two weeks, but when you start seeing the colors from the blooming bushes and the Finches (left) then you know it has arrived. Sure, the flowers above are not Buttercups. In fact, neither were the ones pictured on the front page of the March 31 […]

8Apr2015 | Continued

A tale: The Bear, The Wife, and The Dude

Jim Arber 24 March 2014 3:10m Near Druid #14 Love of bird seed leads to rude wake-up call Crash, bang, tinkle, what the……………….?  Rolled over and looked at the clock, 3:10AM. My wife is a bit more nimble than me when I first wake up.  She had the deck light on and was out the […]

1Apr2015 | Continued
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Why We Live here

This gorgeous sunset was captured over Lake Canterbury recently. Residents and guests will see more and more sunsets like this one as the weather continues to warm — because they will be outdoors more to see them. But the fact is, Fairfield Glade has sunsets like this even in winter months.

1Apr2015 | Continued