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Backstage life of the Southern Kentucky Fair pageants

One of the benefits of being a journalist is that you’re constantly going someplace new. Whether it’s a highlight of your career or a complete dud, you’re still doing something different that you probably otherwise wouldn’t have been able to do. 986 more words

Octagon Cottage

This unusual house is tucked back off the Beckton-Rocky Hill Road, off of Hwy 1297, very near the small hamlet of Beckton, KY. It was built in the year 1847, by William Henry Edmunds, with the help of Reuben Bates, for Edmunds’ first wife, Amanda Moss Edmunds. 687 more words

Unicorn Horns

Western Kentucky University, 1989-90

“Get out of my fucking apartment before I call the cops!”

I quickly pulled up my skirt and tights, grabbed my purse, pushed my way past the roommate, and quickly raced down the stairs…running away from the apartment.   703 more words

About healing

Finding space in an ever changing, constantly in motion society can be very trying. Attempting to find a place of healing in this society can truly pose a problem for those of us searching for a home and a place to find a sense of healing and safety. 116 more words


The Loaner

Western Kentucky University 1989-90, Freshman year

I remember being at a party.  This wasn’t a fraternity party or Chi O mixer…this was very different.  There was a guy who was really tall and really thin.   215 more words

Bad Juju and Getting Pregnant

From February to April of 2012, part of my Museum Techniques coursework involved working with a collection of donated artifacts that originally came from Liberia. The team of students with which I worked was responsible for cleaning, accessioning, photographing, cataloging, and properly storing over 200 items that came to be called the Hays Liberian Collection, displayed at the Kentucky Museum at Western Kentucky University. 473 more words

Graduate School Experience