Part II of a reunion post dedicated to my study abroad friends. This year, we took the midwest by corn.… Read More Fields of Dreams
When four world travelers came to visit, I wanted to give them a true southern experience, but I found a new perception of my home along the way.… Read More When Sailors Come South
Nestled on winding Highway 68 between Edmonton and Sulphur Well, there is a landmark. It does not bear a monument, nor does it have historical significance. It is a small, white building dividing the hills of cow pastures and hay fields in Metcalfe County, Kentucky. It is 10 miles from anywhere else with a cash register and it stands next door to a recycling center that some call a junk yard. Its beacon is a letter-slider marquee, bought from a Dairy Queen that went out of business in a neighboring town.… Read More The Deli
Inspired by sitting in a local coffee shop and by Timothy Arthur’s “Ten Nights in a Bar and What I saw There,” this is a post for all my fellow coffee shop frequenters.… Read More A Day in a Coffee Shop and What I Saw There
Part II of my long-term substitute saga is titled “My Beloved Pupils.” Don’t look now, but you’re about to head back to middle school.
… Read More The Substitute Chronicles: Part II
We’ve seen dog fights, we’ve scoffed at newly-weds being too gushy, and we’ve cackled as we’ve observed people who were new to camping as they’ve tried to unroll awnings, level their RV’s, and dump their sewer systems.… Read More Glamping
October 18, 2014 Friends. Romans. Countrymen. Lend me your ear. They say all roads lead there. They say power was invented there. They say when you’re there, you should do as they do. I had a few hours to see this timeless place, but just as they say that Rome wasn’t built in a day,… Read More When in Rome