GUEST POST from Don: Travel Fun

We like to explore. We like to drive and see the countryside. I suppose that if we were younger, we’d enjoy hiking for the same reason. We saw nothing of note on our last driving tour. Everything was interesting and worth seeing. Nothing was worth driving to see. Yet, when we put the four hours …
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GUEST POST from Don: Bad Habits

BAD HABITS sink ships. Well… in this case it almost sank a ferryboat service.  Valley View Ferry has been in operation since 1785.  That is when former Revolutionary War veteran John Craig petitioned the state of Virginia to operate a ferry at Valley View on the Kentucky River near the mouth of Tates Creek.  (Yup!  The ferry began service …
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GUEST POST from Don: Quirky!

As a person who has spent most of his life in Michigan, the small town in Kentucky where we now live is often amusing.  I am sure the long-time residents here think of it as “homey.” Driving south on Main I have to turn left to get home.  Traffic at 4 pm is heavy.  There is NO break …
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