Category Archives: Landscapes

Cascades

Water, water everywhere… My apologies to Samuel Taylor Coleridge.  I hope the need for royalty payments  for The Rime of the Ancient Mariner have passed. This is a sentiment that many of us in eastern Kentucky have expressed over the past … Continue reading

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War Creek Road

I was explaining how marvelous my diminutive, relatively new sports car was handling through the curves on Route 519 in northern Morgan County.  My passenger seemed distracted.  It could have been because he was thinking “uh-oh”. We were driving to school on … 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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Indiana Farm in Winter

  Last night I was so proud of myself. I entered into the world of uber-technology…I watched a movie on Netflix.  Now this was not just ordinary Netflix, like anyone can do by getting movies in the mail.  No, this … Continue reading

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Kellacey Falls

  I went to ask my dad for directions to Kellacey Falls in northern Morgan County, KY.   I hadn’t been there in a little while and I knew there was an intersection where I either had to go straight … Continue reading

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Remembering Park Drive-In

Today I am feeling a little nostalgic… I don’t know if looking at this photo made me nostalgic or nostalgia came  so I looked at this picture.   Either way today I am thinking about the past. I took this … Continue reading

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Sweet Gum in Late Autumn Sun

To quote that noted  philosopher George Costanza as he left a message on Jerry’s answering machine,  “This is George, I got nothing.” I wish I could say I had writer’s block, but that would imply that I was a writer. … Continue reading

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Sunset in Harbor Town

Big Surf Daddy went home for a week for a much needed break.   He was mentally and emotionally spent from the daily decision making of trying-to-make-people-happy-so-they-will-come-back-to-see-him-again part of his life. My alter ego started surfacing weeks ago as I watched … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountains in Black and White

Rocky Mountain high….in Colorado.   Big Surf Daddy had to transition from the salt water curls to the fresh water staircases of the Arkansas River outside of Buena Vista, Colorado.   He made the transition so well my alter ego … Continue reading

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West Liberty, KY Tornado

I swore to myself that I would not write about this photo. I don’t know why I decided to write about it. Maybe, because it is the one year anniversary of the event that will forever be remembered. That is, … Continue reading

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