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Muhlenberg, Kentucky. The Loss of Paradise.

Paradise….. a folk song Commonly associated with folk lore, folk music is known for story telling. Originating in popular culture, folk songs are passed down from generation to generation, often with words or their meaning changing in the retelling. Historically … Continue reading

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Reflections on Earth Day

For the beauty of the Earth I was an activity organizer for the first Earth Day in 1970. That was forty nine years ago. I was naive. I had assumed that if people knew the extent of harmful pollutants in … Continue reading

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George Washington – Farmer

“To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country.”     G. Washington At the time of George Washington’s birth in 1732 there were thirteen individual colonies along the eastern seaboard of North … Continue reading

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A Memorial to Old Abe

“In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever.” I’m fond of Abe Lincoln. Always have been. In grade school we learned the lessons of … Continue reading

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I’m voting for my mother

We are near the end of the election campaign in the U.S. and in a couple weeks people will be casting their ballots. This year I’m voting for my Mother, not for her beauty or for the delicious food that … Continue reading

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Wind Farm – Cons, part 5

Wind Turbines Generate Electricity and Controversy: a series on whats  in the wind. Opponents objections and concerns regarding wind turbines can be listed in eight distinct categories: Visual, Altering Vegetation,Noise (part 1), Bird/Bat deaths (part 2), Intermittent Power (part 3), … Continue reading

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Eye Witness to Trinity

5:29:45 am, July 16, 1945 35 miles southeast of Socorro, New Mexico in the Jornada del Muerto desert Jack Aeby steadied his camera and in quick succession clicked three frames. At the same time Berlyn Brixner raised his motion picture … Continue reading

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