Move Along, No Turkeys Here!

I saw a turkey Just over the hilltop In that bright land where He’ll never grow old Up there’s a city Where candles will shine On a table with turkey On which people will dine! Just CHICKENS here, move along, that’s right, nothing to see here…  

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Bubble, Bubble! Ferment Without Trouble!

I put a batch of Stout and one of Nut Brown Ale last Saturday. I am delinquent with brewing this year, so much going on and so many demands! I have a few cases of bottles to sanitize this weekend in great anticipation of the fermentation being adequately accomplished. Late Spring through early Autumn is…

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Story First, Get Ready for Work After!

When I woke up Monday morning (my birthday), I for some reason had a story on my brain. Quick, I scrounged up a single sheet of blank paper and a pen that worked. I think I’ll title it “Hassie” or “Anybody Can Be Friends” or something like that. Here it is!  

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Schrödinger’s Cabin: A Reason to Panic?

This week a mean streak of violent storms pounded us in Western Kentucky. Storms happen, the Cabin is built halfway up a ridge so shouldn’t flood, up here in town I didn’t hear any sirens. I even worked late to get stuff done and didn’t leave the factory until after 7 pm. I stay up in town…

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Kids and Cars

“Wait a minute! You’re going too fast!” Kate followed Darlene down a path she had not seen before. She stretched her neck and stubby legs as far as she could. Concentrating on speed, the descent into the ditch surprised her. She slowed on the wet rocks when she saw where they were headed. She’d avoided…

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Love A Tree Day!

The very first time I travelled from faraway San Diego to the remote reaches of a Western Kentucky forest, I fell swoopy-doopy in love. The Realtor I’d visited was in Elizabethtown. I wanted to build a cabin in the woods. Nada, nothing available, all the woods being sectioned up and bulldozed for subdivisions, sadness. The…

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Bear With Me?

This notice showed up in my email: You are subscribed to Fish and Wildlife for Kentucky.gov. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. Keep the Wild in Wildlife 04/27/2018 09:53 AM EDT Warmer temperatures mean bear activity is on the rise in Kentucky. Complaints about bears raiding garbage are on the rise…

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