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On the Bourbon Trail
It's the Water
Go Climb a Rock
Whisky for My Horses
Mark of a Maker

Leinenkugel's Brewery in Chippewa Falls

Enjoying some morning sunshine!
Klondike Days

Stevens Point & Nokomis


Filleting Freshwater Fish

Filleting Freshwater Game Fish



I've driven through Kentucky countless times, never having a clue as to what treasures were to be be found within its borders.  But on this particular occasion, we had narrowed our focus to a relatively small number of things to do and see... Even so, five days "on location" yielded an incredible wealth of information -- not the least of which was what we gleaned from our tour of the bourbon trail. The articles below may only scratch the surface, but the story of bourbon is one which should serve as a call to head to the Wonder State to see, smell and taste for yourself, the ambrosia called: Bourbon!

September is National Bourbon Month!

Natural waterfall over limestone at Woodford Reserve It's the Water
There is so much more than just caves associated with the Bluegrass State.  In a very long list of activities and attractions available in nine different areas of the state -- selected for geographical and other similarities -- one could easily include such diverse interests as horses, Daniel Boone, the Civil War and even bourbon...
Balanced Rock Go Climb a Rock...
The rain that had taken a break and allowed us to observe some of the workouts began anew, and a cold wind added to the discomfort, so we packed it in and headed east and south to Natural Bridge State Park...
The unique copper stills at Woodford Reserve Whisky for My Horses... Water for My Men
By now the whisky was calling me instead of my horses; we had two distilleries that we wanted to check out in the Lexington area.  Unfortunately we only had time for one tour today, and Wild Turkey in Lawrenceburg would...
Education and Reenactment at Perryville Musket Balls and the Mark of a Maker
The bright sun and green grass almost covered two things on this March day: the biting wind with its resulting frigid chill, and the eerie sense that there were screams and desperate cries that accompanied the roar of cannon and flash of muskets still carrying across the valleys...
A Brief History of Bourbon
Fermenter #4 at Woodford Reserve - made of cypress wood How Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Is Made...





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