Category Archives: Architecture

Reconstruction of the West Liberty Christian Church

  We won another victory over the tornado of 2012. Almost four years after a horrible tornado took our 102-year old building from us, we moved into our new church building. Previous to this, we worshiped at another church.  I … Continue reading

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Ezel Presbyterian Church

      I was in a testosterone fog. Like the tops of the eastern Kentucky hills hidden by the fog of this particular winter, rainy, day, my judgement was clouded by the current state of my machismo.  My bravado … Continue reading

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Old Paint Creek School in Winter

Today is one of those days when the snow is coming down,  the snow is coming down,  the snow is coming down. I am sitting in my office at my laptop writing a blog.   I haven’t been very busy … Continue reading

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Cupola at Sunset

As a photographer, what happens when your worlds collide? I am talking about your photographer world and your loving husband world.  It’s the age-old  case, the classic moral dilemma, the situation ethic, the ego vs. super ego, good angel on … Continue reading

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Silhouetted Saints

While the world is focused on the conclave in the Vatican in anticipation of the next pope, I thought I would get as much mileage as I could out of my photos from Rome.    I have over 1500 photos…………… … Continue reading

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Walk of the Cardinals

I DO NOT LIKE CHANGE. I am proof that there was no evolution, because my DNA would have stayed in the comfort of the primordial soup. I am the lecturer at the Creatures of Habit Seminar. It is not “guest … Continue reading

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Big Mac Bridge

I was saddened by the recent death of Stan Musial. He was a prolific hitter known affectionately as “Stan the Man” and played for the St.Louis Cardinals from 1941 to 1963. He was my dad’s favorite baseball player. The earliest … Continue reading

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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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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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Morgan County Courthouse at Christmas

I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas. As most everyone does at this time, I always look back on the current year and do some reflecting. It seems like this year has been a lot harder upon which … Continue reading

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