Morning in Nashville

Forrest Gump/Apollo 13 watch continues. Tom Hanks visited Staples Center on Saturday, and then last night, a handful of us dined at the same Nashville restaurant as Gary Sinise. If I run into Sally Field or Kevin Bacon this afternoon, I’ll know something weird is going on… We’re back in Nashville, just eight days after the last trip, but with less external stress, as this time, the trade deadline is a distant memory. All the focus is on the ice today, and the Kings will have their morning skate at 11:30 a.m. local time. The folks at the hotel were kind enough — accidentally, probably — to give me a different view today, so here’s the look. To the left is LP Field, home of the Tennessee Titans, and to the right is the Shelby Street Bridge, described as one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world. Then, here’s a closeup of the stadium, even though this isn’t football either…

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