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Flower Pot Bread at Patti’s Settlement: LBL part5

If you went out to dinner at a restaurant and the waiter put down a flower pot with a loaf of bread baking right out of it, wouldn’t you do a double take?  I certainly did when I sat down to dinner with my son last spring at Patti’s Settlement, located just outside of Land […]

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Peace and Ruins at Hematite Lake: Land Between the Lakes part4

While hiking with my son last spring, down in Kentucky, we had a chance to take a visit to peaceful Hematite Lake and check out the ruins from an early 19th century iron ore mill.  If you missed part3 of our trip to LBL, we visited a revived 1800s era homestead and unintendedly crashed a […]

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1800s Homestead:Land Between the Lakes Part3

When I left off on this series, we had just finished touring the log cabin house, which you can see in part2 of this series.  We, being myself along with Tony and Emma (my son’s college roommate and his girlfriend).  They were kind enough to take me on a tour of The Homeplace at Land […]

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Nashville Hot Chicken is the Food to Try When

Nashville hot chicken is the food to try when visiting Tennessee and the country music capital of the world. What is Nashville hot chicken? It’s southern fried chicken with a peppery spice rub that is usually so hot, it has its own rating system.  The ratings may vary from chicken shack to chicken shack.  We […]

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Log House at The Homeplace: Land Between the Lakes Part2

The log house at The Homeplace in Land Between the Lakes (LBL) Tennessee captures the rural lifestyle of middle America circa the mid 1800’s.  In Land Between the Lakes Part 1, I told you a little bit about what it is and some of what it has to offer a visitor. Whether you are a […]

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Hoots and Hooves at Land Between the Lakes Part1

Land Between the Lakes, also known as LBL, is National Recreation area located on the western end of both Kentucky and Tennessee.  Last spring we took several trips down to visit my son who was attending college at Murray State.  You may remember the jaunt I made to the Hazel Kentucky Antique Shops or our […]

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Slice of Americana: Circus Skate Roller Rink, Murray Kentucky

On a recent road trip, I had the chance to stop off and see a real slice of Americana, at Circus Skate Roller Rink in the town of Murray, Kentucky.  We had just returned from our stop off at the antique shops in Hazel, Kentucky, when I saw the sign out in front of the […]

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From Classic to Eclectic Antique Shopping in Hazel, Kentucky

I’ve just returned from my road trip to western Kentucky and getting back in the swing of things.  It was a bit of a whirlwind trip lasting only three days, but I followed the 14 Steps for a Stress Free Start to Your Road Trip, so we left off with ease and managed to find […]

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Leaving for Western Kentucky and I’m Taking Instagram Along

Our destination is western Kentucky, as we head off this weekend to visit my son in college.  We’ve got plenty of adventure planned which will include roller skating, fishing, junk store shopping and fried chicken! We’re going roller skating, because it isn’t often that you get to visit the home of the WORLD’s LARGEST ROLLER […]

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