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Portland Head Light

It was a feeding frenzy of epic proportions. My wife and I recently visited Maine in search of the one thing that could draw us 900 miles from our eastern Kentucky home to the freezing waters of the Maine coast … Continue reading

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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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Washington Monument

  For the first time in a month of Sundays, we were going to a high falutin’ French restaurant and I was excited. My wife and I were in the “city that never sleeps”.    That’s right, Washington, DC.  Because, “how … Continue reading

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J. Geils

  I stood outside Wetherby Gymnasium feeling all grown up.   I could smell the excitement, the freedom, an occassional whiff of Smashburgers from the Dairy Cheer across the street and dirty denim.  There was also a strange smell, like burning rope, but … Continue reading

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Fishing Boat in Bod Me Limbe, Haiti

  I recently returned from at trip to Haiti.   I was with a wonderful, caring group.   I met most of them at the airport in Philadelphia as we were boarding to fly to the island of Turks and … Continue reading

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Do Not Write on the Walls

Some photos do not need any explanation. However, I can’t let this one go without a few words. I found this sign on a wall on the trek upward to the dome of the Duomo. The Duomo is the most … Continue reading

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Michelangelo’s Jesus Bearing the Cross

I could not take my eyes off it. “It” is a sculpture of Jesus bearing the cross by Michelangelo.  This piece stands in Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, the only Gothic church building in Rome. This church was the scene of … Continue reading

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Young Girl in Haiti

Sometimes you just have to get off the depression couch and go outside and put your face in the sun and thank God you are alive. That is what I am doing today.  This photo always makes me smile, like … Continue reading

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Sunburst Over Broke Leg Falls

While I have been showing photos of scenes that will not look the same in West Liberty since the March 2nd tornado, I thought I would include this shot of Broke Leg Falls. I went to Broke Leg Falls in … Continue reading

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West Liberty Methodist Church

I will never forget running up to Main Street after the tornado went through and seeing the steeple of the Methodist Church sitting in the middle of Route 7.  I know there are some images of this terrible event that … Continue reading

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