In times of peace, sometimes males have to resort to summer camp. To most boys, summer camp is pretend. To most adults, summer camp is practice. 782 more words


Meet My Hometown - Hazard, Kentucky

Where we come from shapes us.  The traditions, dialect, recipes, and customs weave a pattern that we wear for always.  We may move hundreds of miles away yet home is the geographical area where roots were planted and life shaped us unknowingly. 371 more words

My Favorite Hiking Spot in East Tennessee

The weather in East Tennessee is finally starting to look more like spring and less like the great white north. It is my favorite time of the year to start on various outdoor activities especially hiking and camping. 210 more words

Cameo Jonas

Some Thoughts on my new XE-2 vs. the XE-1

Earlier this winter, while trying to organize my photographic camera gear, I noticed a lot of equipment that had seen little  use(my RX 100) or had been funtionally replaced (my D 600).   1,204 more words


Appalachian Applesauce, Moonshine, and a Custard Pie

Moonshine has an air of anti-hero, outlaw romance to it- like pirates and their rum, moonshiners and their corn whiskey are the stuff of law-bucking adventure tales. 596 more words


im gonna jump!

im the one on the left in the green. my friend the hippie is on the right convincing me not to jump

The Suburbs