Monthly Archives: August 2009

White Dog

This morning I visited Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort. If you are not familiar with the name, give them a few years as they have only been producing bourbon under that name since 1999. Before then it was known by … Continue reading

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Who is Elmer T. Lee?

First off… Happy Birthday Walt!!! You are the greatest big brother ever! I am looking forward to hanging out with you this fall at the Egg Bowl, deer hunting, and the holidays! Secondly, my goal for today was to hit … Continue reading

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Joe and Jim

My day started off with a tour of Mammoth Cave. Did you know that Mammoth cave has over 367 miles to venture through, making it the world’s longest known cave system? I would hike three miles of the total with … Continue reading

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Lookin for Adventure

This afternoon I left work at three o’clock and turned on the radio. Rather than listening to the talking heads on the radio, I flipped to the oldies station. The Steppenwolf song Born to Be Wild was on. It was … Continue reading

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AC Summer in Review

As I said good-bye to parents at graduation my boss walked over and asked if I was sad that summer was over. I admitted to her that it was sad that the summer was over. All the staff loves working … Continue reading

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The Babe Ruth Method

Babe Ruth was a legend in his lifetime. He played in the major leagues from 1914 with the Boston Red Sox until he retired with the Boston Braves in 1935. His glory years were spent in New York where he … Continue reading

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Great Adventure

You Google for great adventure and the first link that comes up is for Six Flags. But when I think of a great adventure I conjure up images of Armstrong’s boot print, Parry’s expedition reaching the North Pole, Lindbergh landing … Continue reading

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Butter and Blogs

Chris and I went to see the new movie Julie & Julia. This movie blends two books it to a lovely tale. The two books being Julia Child’s autobiography My Life in France published posthumously and Julie Powell’s book Julie … Continue reading

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Bull to Boo

Dogs are the greatest of all pets and I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have a pup to call mine own. Well, that is not completely true. My parent’s first Doberman Pincher was a few years older than … Continue reading

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Whiskey, River, and Friends

A few weeks back Fireball comes into the railcar with an adventurous plan to go canoeing down the Elk River. Ok, maybe I am a pessimist but I never thought this trip would make it. I thought there wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Movie Night

Is it coincidence that in the same decade that the President of the United States was a former actor, the Hollywood studios put out many cult classics! In the eighties VHS movie rentals and microwave popcorn became the pop culture … Continue reading

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