About Eleanor Scott
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- Columnist, "A Living World"
05/25/2011 - current
Devil's Advocate: A Defense of Poison Ivy
Published 09/25/2013 at 10:06 a.m. 1 Comment
Until a few weeks ago, my hatred for poison ivy was so fierce it was the only plant I was spraying with herbicide.
The Parkridge Butterfly Meadow: Creating a Tiny Urban Wilderness
Published 09/11/2013 at 10:28 a.m.
Every time I drove through the neighborhood, I went a little out of my way to cruise past the especially beautiful old house with the generous front porch, tile roof, and lush garden full of flowering trees and shrubs.
Flying Hams: A New, Free Mail Delivery Service—By Bike
Published 08/28/2013 at 1:04 p.m.
The service is based on trust. Young promises “under oath of mutual aid and respect” to never open letters and packages.
Marking the Crossroads: Can Painting Intersections Build Community and Calm Traffic?
Published 08/07/2013 at 10:32 a.m.
Painting intersections as a community-building project has been on my radar since last year’s Paint the Pavement project at Inskip Elementary, when I volunteered on the day community members painted the mural on the street in front of the school.
Nurturing Connections: The 6th Avenue Mural Project Lights up a Dark Corridor
Published 07/24/2013 at 10:25 a.m.
The tunnel was suicidally depressing—always lonesome, dark, and full of trash. Sometimes homeless people slept on the ledges under the bridge.
Doris: How Does it End for a Backyard Hen?
Published 07/10/2013 at 10:20 a.m.
In my lap I held Doris, a black and white speckled chicken in a laundry basket. We were taking her to the ridge to kill her.
Switching Gears: The Kick Stand Bike Collective Is in Transition, Again
Published 06/26/2013 at 10:22 a.m.
For the past year, Kick Stand Bike Collective, formerly the Knoxville Bike Collective, has been in near-constant upheaval.
Us Folks: Beautiful Places Make Better People
Published 06/12/2013 at 10:39 a.m.
The most awe-inspiring buildings I’ve been in were churches.
South Knox Stories: Updates on a Few Landmarks South of the River
Published 05/29/2013 at 10:23 a.m.
Following up on Noonie's bus stop, the South Knox rope swing, and swimming at Fort Dickerson Quarry Lake.
The Arts and Gardens District: Parkridge Still Has Plenty of Room for Dreamers
Published 05/08/2013 at 10:58 a.m.
I’ve been interested for a while about pinning down exactly what gentrification means, and my last column—a definition and general overview of gentrification—was the result.