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Harlan and Anna Hubbard Video

The artist, Harlan Hubbard, and his wife, Anna, could be considered the guru of modern shanty boating. He and Anna were married in 1943 and the next year they started to build their shanty boat in Brent, Kentucky eventually traveling down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, ending their journey in the Louisiana bayous in 1951. 54 more words

Harlan and Anna Hubbard Video

The artist, Harlan Hubbard, and his wife, Anna, could be considered the guru of modern shanty boating. He and Anna were married in 1943 and the next year they started to build their shanty boat in Brent, Kentucky eventually traveling down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, ending their journey in the Louisiana bayous in 1951. 56 more words

Gardening by Hand

My favorite passage so far from Harlan Hubbard’s Payne Hollow: Life on the Fringe of Society:

I have found no one who sympathizes with my insistence on gardening by hand, without the use of any machine.

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Gardening

Shantyboat

It is not difficult to understand the appeal of the idea embodied in the book Shantyboat: A River Way of Life. A couple in the prime of life construct their own shantyboat from salvaged materials in 1946. 1,091 more words

Books

Painting Heaven

The painter Harlan Hubbard said
that he was painting Heaven when
the places he painted merely were
the Campbell or the Trimble County
banks of the Ohio, or farms… 64 more words

Poetry

Little Fine Arts Library: Harlan Hubbard Images

It is a bit unusual for someone to approach us about including an artist in KOAR. (And we would like to change that!) So I was delighted last year when Meg Shaw, Art & Theater Librarian at the University of Kentucky’s Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, initiated contact with me about introducing the paintings of Harlan Hubbard to our online audience. 312 more words

Kentucky Art

many rivers to cross (off the life-list)

Ah, winter canoe camping. Dec. 12-14 me and my buddy Forrest drove about 5 hours east and spent 2.5 days and 2 nights paddling about 40 miles of the Neches River. 385 more words

Nonfiction