Tag Archives: Kentucky

Home on the Range

There are a lot of things I like about Missouri, having lived here for almost three years.  It’s a pretty state.  I live in the foothills of the Ozarks; I like rolling land, I like rock, I like hardwood forests … Continue reading

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Anguished but determined

“I am only one, but still I am one.  I cannot do everything, but I can still do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something I can do.”                                                                                          Helen Keller   One … Continue reading

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Misc Musings

We have been in our new place, which still doesn’t have a name, for just over two weeks. It is still not “ours” but is in the process of becoming. The biggest drawback to rural life is the distance one … Continue reading

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The Journey (so far)

The first house Mr. Nobody and I bought together was the 22nd we had toured.  We needed a central location and lots of room for kids visiting every other weekend, for not too much money and we found it.  It … Continue reading

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Collapse in Progress

“People are tragically caught if they have to destroy their own country in order to make a living.”   Wendell Berry My, what a week! Four pipeline explosions occurred this week, in New Jersey, Kentucky, Texas and Pennsylvania.  The one in … Continue reading

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Grandma Goes to Jail

If there is any common ground to be found in human beings anymore, it might be around survival. We must have clean water to survive.  This is so basic, so fundamental, that there should be no disagreement about it.  We … Continue reading

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A Sorrow in Our Hearts

Our Kentucky adventure has reached its end. We picked Kentucky to escape the winters of Michigan – the cold, the snow, the days on end with no sunshine. Having driven through the state many times, we were aware of its … Continue reading

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A Kentucky Story

Since buying the property in Kentucky, Mr Nobody and I have made several forays to the state and have experimented with various routes. Considered in the selection process were speed limits, traffic patterns, and directness. The Nobodies are all about … Continue reading

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Kentucky Dreamin’ Part 2

In the orchard area is a small spring.  It bisects the orchard from the path that eventually leads to the home site we’ve selected. Even after four months of no rain (two years ago), the ground was muddy.  In spring, … Continue reading

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Kentucky Dreamin’ Part 1

I can’t wait to move to Kentucky.  To live on that land, to get to know it, to see it in all seasons and weather and light. I can’t imagine being bored.  The property is 92 acres.  It has been … Continue reading

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