Monthly Archives: January 2013

Morgan County Office Building

This building is very familiar to most folks who grew up in Morgan County, Kentucky and have lived there anytime from the 1930’s til now. Currently this building houses offices of the Morgan County government. Many of us Morgan Countians … Continue reading

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Returning From the Market

Though I have only made two short visits to Haiti, I was left with a lasting impression at the strength of the Haitian populace. A typical Haitian resident wakes up each morning in poverty, not United States poverty but third … Continue reading

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Lynn’s Paradise Cafe

I was distraught when I read Lynn’s Paradise Cafe had closed its doors. My wife and I loved eating breakfast at Lynn’s Paradise Cafe when we were in Louisville, Kentucky. Lynn’s Paradise Cafe was one of those restaurants that was … Continue reading

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Basketball Goal Over Barn Door

10…9…8…We were counting down to a new decade on New Year’s Eve in 1969. I was 13 years old and spending the night with my best friend. As we watched the countdown on TV, I was cradling a basketball in … Continue reading

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