july 16, 2019

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is a spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” ~ Unknown     It’s always a treat to see Gurney, and today, he dropped by for an interview with Emma Kiser and Kathryn Engle. It gave me the chance to return his copy of the Whole Earth Catalogue that he’d left with me several years

july 3, 2019

“Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.” ~ Kevyn Aucoin     What do you do when the women’s FIFA World Cup is on and the U.S. is poised

june 26, 2019

“Make a decision to talk about why you’re blessed, not stressed. You give life to what you focus on.” ~ Kristen Butler     Ah, another great day in the office. The fabulous Ron Eller was the inaugural interviewee for the new UK Appalachian Center Oral History Project. If you’re unfamiliar with Dr. Eller, I’ll catch you up. He was Director of the UK Appalachian Center for 15 years, distinguished

june 22, 2019

“Don’t be afraid to start over. This time you’re not starting from scratch, you’re starting from experience.” ~ Tiny Buddha  

june 19, 2019

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of respect, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if something is excellent or praiseworthy, think about these things.” ~ Paul, Philippians 4:8     Today, I got to do something cool that I rarely get to do. I attended a community workshop for a new oral history project in London, Kentucky. The project is