An Agreeable Mess

I remember wanting to blame the mess in my kitchen on Skippyjon Jones. For those of you who don’t know, Skippyjon Jones is the animated creation of award-winning American author and illustrator, Judy Schachner ... Read more

Jun 2, 2020 3:44 PM A Kentuckian in Paris

Life in Periods

Contemplating life during and after the pandemic Read more

Apr 27, 2020 1:02 PM A Kentuckian in Paris 1 Comments


Debbie Horne sat in the rocking chair, a book in her hand. “Today, boys and girls, we’re going to read a story about fish!” Tiny tots squiggled on their rectangular carpet mats. Read more

Jan 4, 2019 12:31 PM A Kentuckian in Paris

Going North – A Creative Memory Because October Seems to Do That

My family sometimes calls him The Colonel, partly because of the Army, and partly because, back then, men were harder on their boys. With five to raise, I imagine orderliness was paramount. But he isn’t hard on me — the first granddaughter. Read more

Oct 19, 2018 12:45 PM A Kentuckian in Paris