Year In Review :: 2021

Year In Review :: 2021

There is something really special about the end of a year and the letting go of one year and looking forward to the next. I love these days after Christmas and before the end of the year comes. For me it is such a reflective and tender time when I look back and marvel at [...]

Walking the Rail Trail- Mammoth Cave National Park {Kentucky}

Walking the Rail Trail- Mammoth Cave National Park {Kentucky}

This last weekend took us back up to Kentucky where we decided to spend a day enjoying Mammoth Cave National Park. But instead of venturing down into the caves as we have before, we remained above ground and walked along the old rail trail. Mammoth Cave is the world's longest cave system making up 420 [...]

Exploring Land Between The Lakes {Kentucky & Tennessee}

Exploring Land Between The Lakes {Kentucky & Tennessee}

We made a quick trip up to Kentucky to enjoy a day at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. This park is a long strip of land, straddling the border of Kentucky and Tennessee, that sits between Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley. The two lakes are not large and often get mistaken for more [...]

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park {Kentucky}

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park {Kentucky}

After spending a wonderful day in Louisville, the next day we made our way home with a stop on the way to visit the birthplace of America's 16th president- Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was born in Kentucky, but then moved with his family to Illinois when he was 2 years old. Lincoln was self educated, [...]

Churchill Downs & The Kentucky Derby Museum {Kentucky}

Churchill Downs & The Kentucky Derby Museum {Kentucky}

If there is one thing that Kentucky is known for it's that this is race horse country. Every year millions of people come to Louisville to watch the Kentucky Derby horse race, cheering on their favorite steed while relishing the dapper attire, all here at the legendary race track of Churchill Downs. This racetrack was [...]

Louisville Historic District & Old Louisville Tavern {Kentucky}

Louisville Historic District & Old Louisville Tavern {Kentucky}

After visiting the Slugger Museum, we then made our way to the beautiful historic district of Louisville. This area is full of colorful, ornately decorated homes from the Victorian period. Each home is fashioned in a different style but they all somehow seem to fit beautifully next to each other. The garden spaces are full [...]