Month: December 2020
The Flint Ridge and Mammoth Cave area was a bustling, vibrant community for 200 years. The tight-knit community took care of its own by teaching their young, farming the very rugged hillsides, operated and showed the caves to interested paying parties to provide for their families. The lovely wood church built in 1827, was the ‘cornerstone of the community’. The church was a beloved … Read More The 200 Year Old Historic Flint Ridge Community and the 1827 Church that was the Cornerstone
One of the most beloved stories that has made an wonderful impression upon me since I was a child is the novella by Charles Dickens, ‘A Christmas Carol’, first published in 1843. He wrote about many incredible lessons and messages that have inspired us all. Some of these important words ring true to this day. I wanted to include a passage this Christmas Day, … Read More ~Merry Christmas~ Wishing Blessings of Joy, Health and Love for Everyone!
~ A Civil War Letter from Isabel Rose Stuart to Major General Jacob Stuart, 1862 ~ My Dearest Jacob, I remember looking through the twilight mist, as your wool coat, like great dark wings, moved slowly as you turned to see if I was watching. I was. My darling, that autumn eve in the Year of our Lord, 1861, forever changed me. The cold … Read More A Civil War Christmas Letter from Isabel Rose to Major General Jacob Stuart 1862
I truly enjoyed our wonderful time with dear friends and Synfuels Team as we celebrated my December the 5th Birthday and Christmas cheer at the only Irish Pub open on this chilly eve. The lovely Shoppe windows and the trees in the park with their sparkling Christmas lights, wreaths and decorations made our evening very special. We came upon an Irish pub that was … Read More Birthday and Christmas Cheer; In Small Town America