Category Archives: Literature

Anthony Bourdain Says Goodbye to the Mortal World

On June 8, an important voice of generosity and tolerance was silenced. Anthony Bourdain, the renegade chef, globetrotter and storyteller, succumbed to whatever demons haunted his earthly domain, as he took his own life at the age of 61. Bourdain … Continue reading

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One Giant Derby Day Dilemma

It was a quiet morning at the House on the Corner. Spring had arrived in all its glory upon this first Saturday of May. With the snow gone, the grass rejoiced in the sun’s embrace, becoming a vibrant green, energized, … Continue reading

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After 8 Years on Run ‘King of Pot’ Sentenced to 57 Months

The run for legendary Kentucky pot grower, John Robert “Johnny” Boone, came to a close recently as the 74-year-old was sent to federal prison for four years and nine months under a plea deal for conspiring to grow more than 1,000 … Continue reading

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2017 Forecastle Music Festival Offers Variety

If you dig music and are looking for a weekend out of the house, snag a ticket to the Forecastle Festival in Louisville. Some 60 alt-rock, hip-hop and EDM bands are playing over three days at Waterfront Park on the … Continue reading

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Welcome to the 2016 Kentucky Derby

Welcome to all venturing from near and far that are descending upon Louisville starting today. Friday is Oaks Day. This use to be the day that locals ventured to Churchill Downs to enjoy a pleasant day at the track, soak … Continue reading

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SCOUT’S HONOR

(A Tale of Boy Scouts, Camping and Arson) I flew home Friday for my little brother’s birthday. He’s not so little anymore, but turning 38 is close enough to 40 that it deserves a proper celebration. Besides, my everyday home … Continue reading

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Worth A Mill

Popping into the Mill for some happy hour relief is a familiar experience. Push through the battered wooden saloon doors and life slows appreciably. The cars outside continue to hustle up and down Burlington Street, but that has little bearing … Continue reading

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