June 12, 2015

I’m working on a book for History Press that will be titled Wicked Nelson County. Immersed in Kentucky and particularly Nelson County history for the last few months, and driving back and forth from Bardstown to Lexington has given me plenty of time to mull over the material and the landscapes in rural Kentucky. I […]

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Learning to Live with Wildlife

December 18, 2014

It amazes me how uninformed and squeamish we as a culture have gotten. We rent our lake home occasionally, which sits overlooking Cumberland Lake, surrounded and overhung by trees, bushes, a stream running beside it, and…let’s just call it what it is: nature. But more often than not one of the top complaints we get […]

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Apple-Ginger Kombucha

February 12, 2014

For a while I’ve been researching probiotics and gut health. Probiotics are a huge part of that, everyone agrees. And an inexpensive and fun way to get great probiotics is to drink Kefir or Kombucha Tea, both of which are fermented with the beneficial bacteria and yeast found in your digestive tract. I’d been buying […]

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November 19, 2012

When we moved I knew I wanted to try to do without cable or satellite. I’m tired of exorbitant prices and nothing to watch. Five years ago we shifted to the lowest cable package ($35/mo) which got 15 or so channels. That’s been fine except for sports. We still haven’t totally resolved that problem (for […]

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