Clapton: Some Things Just Need More Than 140.


My sister and brother-in-law gave my husband, Jim, and me a gift card for Majestic Grille and tickets to see Eric Clapton at the FedEx Forum. This was a fabulous gift — I consider Clapton to be second only to Simon and Garfunkel. And that’s saying a lot. So the anticipation started on December 25. And by Monday of last week, I was counting down the hours and my Facebook friends were likely pretty sick of it.

I don’t usually post about this sort of thing, but this is different. And, AT&T was a big ball of FAIL at the FedEx Forum last night, so there were few tweets that made it through. My husband, Jim’s, new Droid connected perfectly. I love my iPhone, but AT&T … notsomuch.

Our dinner at The Majestic Grille was amazing. We enjoyed a luscious petit sirah, flatbread appetizer and my entree was pan-seared grouper topped with Cajun crawfish — delicious. We chatted over dinner about how much we love what downtown Memphis has become; the energy, the variety of places to go within walking distance and how much we’d love to live in one of those cool lofts. (more…)