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PRHBTN 2019: More Murals to Decorate Lexington

PRHBTN 2019: More Murals to Decorate Lexington

Once again, John and Jessica Winters and their PRHBTN organization has brought some amazing art into Lexington.  October and the first part of November saw four more unique artists into the city to colorize more walls in the city. This…

In Case You Missed It… Trivial Thursdays Interview on WRFL-FM — LISTEN HERE

In Case You Missed It… Trivial Thursdays Interview on WRFL-FM — LISTEN HERE

Had a fun time interviewing with Mick Jeffries, the long-time and award-winning host of WRFL-FM Radio “Trivial Thursdays” this morning.  In case you missed it, here is an MP3 Audio file of the broadcast, courtesy of WRFL and Mick…edited by…

A Grab Bag from America’s Back Roads – The C Things #AtoZChallenge

A Grab Bag from America’s Back Roads – The C Things #AtoZChallenge

In 2018 I  will feature a random (yet alphabetical) selection of photos I have taken from my nearly 20 years of back roads travel in the United States and Canada.  I may even throw in a few random shots from…

Announcing My First Book! Now in progress

Announcing My First Book! Now in progress

Hello all! Just wanted to announce that I am in the midst of writing my FIRST BOOK (in a planned series of 12) – Titled “Less Beaten Paths of America: Unique Town Names,” the book is all about a number…

The 2016 A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal #atozchallenge

The 2016 A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal #atozchallenge

Participating in the 2016 A to Z Challenge! Beginning this year, I will participate in the exciting Blogging from A to Z Challenge which has been going on since 2010.  The challenge has each blogger select a theme and then…

Going To California: Fun at Woodflock VI

Going To California: Fun at Woodflock VI

What a fitting occasion…it has been a busy month since I got back from California and Woodflock.  But, today is National Pink Flamingo Day…shouldn’t it be a great time to write my final California report…all about the famed Woodflock event…

Larry Vennard’s Iron Sculpture Park in Centralia, Missouri

Larry Vennard’s Iron Sculpture Park in Centralia, Missouri

In September I was traveling back home and on the way had the opportunity to stop at a small farm north of Centralia, Missouri on Highway T to visit scrap metal artist Larry Vennard, see his “Original Highway ‘T’ Rex”…

Living in Horse Country – The Scenery and the Art

Living in Horse Country – The Scenery and the Art

We have lived in Central Kentucky for just over 20 years.  The Lexington area is known as the Horse Capital of the World, and for good reason, the area is noted for its limestone enriched fertile soil, its excellent pastureland…

Sumoflam Flashback: JFK the Twine Ball Man of Lake Nebagamon, WI

In this Flashback Edition of Less Beaten Paths, I take you back to August 2007 when I visited with James Frank Kotera in the town of Highlands, near Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin.  Kotera, who just refers to himself as JFK —…