Sally, inspired by the life of Sally Ann Barnes, 1858-1969, born into slavery in Carter County, KY was listed one of nine moving works of literary fiction. It was chosen along with Mudbound, one of my favorite books of all time. This book was also made into a movie. https://wiki.ezvid.com/m/9-moving-works-of-literary-fiction-BhHy4jUvyBsyM#9-moving-works-of-literary-fiction The following week Sally was chosen as a finalist inContinue reading “Recognition for Sally”
I started exploring Sally’s life nearly a decade ago. Although, it will be a work of fiction, I’m finally writing about her.
As I stay up late with my husband who is working on a kitchen cabinet, I’m finding more stuff about Shakertown that I had previously written. This is regarding a trip we took around Christmas time 2009. Yesterday my husband and I went on a fact-finding mission to ascertain whether Shakertown would be a goodContinue reading “A Pleasant Day Out on Christmas Past”
Last night we found ourselves on Harrodsburg Road going to Asian Wind, one of our favorite restaurants in Lexington. As we were driving I said that we might as well go on to Shakertown. We haven’t been in a couple of years. We didn’t, but perhaps this summer we can make time. It would beContinue reading “Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, KY”
Saturday was clean up day for our county. So, we took advantage by doing some clean up around here. A friend brought over a trailer, and my husband and he worked together on both our place and his. There were people at the unloading spot to take advantage of other people’s discarded stuff. I’m notContinue reading “A Step into Nature and What is Natural”
Over the weekend we decided to bite the bullet and get some Christmas shopping done. We wanted to support artists and shop as local as possible. We ventured to Berea, KY, not really planned. We sat in a coffee shop, Third Street Stuff, in Lexington, KY and decided on a whim to drive 30 moreContinue reading “Christmas Shopping”
Before going vegetarian, hot brown, made famous in Kentucky, by the The Brown Hotel in Louisville, was always an okay dish with me, but not to be listed among my favorites. I had never thought that hot brown could possibly be vegetarian considering its main ingredients were ham, turkey, and bacon, but the vegetarian versionContinue reading “Vegetarian Hot Brown”
On Sunday we enjoyed vegetarian hot brown at Stella’s Deli in Lexington, KY.
I was recently honored with the Inspiring Blog Award from A Story Book World: http://astorybookworld.blogspot.com/ I started this blog as mainly a lesson in thankfulness – a lesson for myself. I do, also, if possible, try to inspire others as well as myself. Writing and sharing can be inspirational in itself. Although this blog isContinue reading “Inspiration”
Serious Trouble Will Bypass You – Part 1 We didn’t know just how true that was as my husband and I read our identical fortunes from our cookies after lunch before catching a plane. We had allowed plenty of time and then some for our two and one-half hour drive to the airport. We hadContinue reading “Serious Trouble Will Bypass You – Part 1”