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Appalachian Aristocracy For me, growing up in Eastern Kentucky during the 60s is just about what one could imagine it would be: dang near perfect. With its rolling hills, creeks, ponds, trails, caves, and endless summers, Kentucky offered any young man, with a sense of adventure and a .22 rifle slung over his shoulder, a…(Read More)
Seneca said, “it is the bounty of nature that we live, but of philosophy that we live well; which is, in truth, a greater benefit than life itself.” Sadly, my dear uncle Oral McKinney, who understood the philosophy of living well, passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2012, after struggling with Parkinsonism. Living well for…(Read More)