Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Trip to Beech Bend Park

Anyone who grew up in middle Tennessee or southern Kentucky is familiar with Beech Bend Park. In my childhood it was the nearest amusement park and also had a raceway. Beech Bend is where I learned that amusement park rides … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Owls

Growing up on a farm, I was familiar with the sound of owls calling at night.  Most owls really don’t hoot, in my experience.  Screech owls were the most frightening–they sounded like a woman screaming in the woods.  Many a … Continue reading

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Alternate Universes, or, Not What I Had Planned

Yesterday I was driving around to run various errands.  I was hitting the pre-set buttons on the car radio, trying to find something worth listening to, since I didn’t have my iPod with me.  I landed on WNYC-FM, and began … Continue reading

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