What Does Kentucky Proud Mean?

What Does Kentucky Proud Mean?

So what does the slogan Kentucky Proud mean? Most travel writers stay busy writing about places far from home. But since a rocky year has kept me close to home for the longest stretch in a while, it’s time to take care of some long-overdue business. I’ve been...

Memorial Day Camping

I haven’t been home for a Memorial Day in so long, I forgot how much good American fun they can be. When my buddy Zach — who always seems to have the hook-up for anything fun and outdoors related — invited me on a two-day camping trip this past...

Home to Kentucky Again

Don’t be fooled, the picture above of Lexington’s quaint downtown area was taken in the Summer, when weather is generally tolerable in Kentucky. I came home to an entirely different scene. Dirty icicles clung stubbornly from tire wells. Mountains of snow...

Kentucky Ice Storm

While traveling the last two years, I have heard some pretty funny stereotypes about Kentucky. Many Chinese people I met in China that could speak English would ask me where in the U.S. that I was from. The conversation went like this: “Where you from?”...

Ice and midnight vagabonds

Crash! Thump! Another trunk sized branch laden with ice broke free and hissed through the darkness on its way down.  It sounded like a chandelier hitting the ground as ice exploded like crystal onto the leaves nearby. Day 3 of an ice storm here in Kentucky and it has...

Hunting Adventures

Boom! Without thinking, I found myself ducking to the ground and wondering where the unexpected shot had come from. After logging so much time in the woods, I have only had two instances of listening to the worrying whiz-snap of a bullet passing through the branches...