Category Archives: rural

Riding Through Port-au-Prince

He was waiting there, like he always does.  Just standing…and…waiting… I have been cycling (this sounds more manly and adult than saying “riding my bike”) for about three years now. This is because my almost sixty-year-old knees remind me every … Continue reading

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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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Country Church

      Before you read any farther (or is it further?) please be warned about my mood. Lately, my mood has been 3D…dark, dreary, and dank.  According to the Urban Dictionary,  the stoners use dank to describe something of … Continue reading

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Wrigley Tunnel

We were racing up the steps to the platform.   I knew it would be close. My wife and I were trying to catch the subway in Midtown Manhattan to go to Battery Park to ride the Staten Island Ferry. I … 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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Old Mill Park Swinging Bridge

I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas from West Liberty in Morgan County in eastern Kentucky in the United States of America on the North American continent of the planet Earth in the Solar System of the Milky … Continue reading

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