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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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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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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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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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Taking Liberty Road Curve

I saw the speedometer needle shimmy past the 100 mile per hour indicator. The landscape was blurring past like some angry impressionistic painting. I was so excited. I was about eight or nine years old and was riding in a … Continue reading

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Wrigley Falls

Wrigley Falls sets in a picturesque little alcove off the side of the road, outside of the small hamlet by the same name.  Wrigley is located in  northern Morgan County.   And yes it is named after William Wrigley,  the … Continue reading

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Natural Bridge in Autumn

Natural Bridge State Park has always been a special place for me.  By the throngs of people walking the trails on this beautiful late autumn day, it looks like it is special for a lot of other folks, too. Natural … Continue reading

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Harry Chapin

I always think back to my days at Morehead State University whenever I look at this picture of Harry Chapin.  He did a benefit concert at Morehead State, a beautiful college campus in the hills of eastern Kentucky.  I was … Continue reading

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The Pivot

I can watch baseball with my hair on fire, and if you have seen me lately you would think I’ve done that  a few times. There are few things more relaxing than being in a ball park on a warm … Continue reading

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Can’t Wait for a Peanut Butter Shake…

For those few of you who will read this blog, please forgive my indulgence into my past and please forgive my somewhat public therapy sessions on the proverbial couch as I work through the difficulty of dealing with post-tornado stress … Continue reading

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