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Post  Josh on 11/7/2011, 5:58 pm

My Dad was born in Kentucky, and we went to see where he once lived when he was little. I really like Kentucky, I would like to live there someday. I see how Sqat_Johson has such a good garden now...the weather!....just kidding.... But for real everything was still growing really good there!

I saw some pretty cool things while I was there. My Dad showed me a fireplace my great grandpa (who was a Comanche) built, and it's been standing over 100 years.

Then he took me to a place called Pine Knob, and we went up a huge hillside,


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Post  camprn on 11/7/2011, 6:27 pm

Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous! Thanks for sharing Josh!!! What a Face that is some really nice stonework and I love the view from the cave. Very Happy


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Post  Furbalsmom on 11/7/2011, 8:24 pm

I am so glad you had an opportunity to visit where your Dad lived when he was little. Nice memories for both of you.

Nice photos too!

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Post  RoOsTeR on 11/7/2011, 8:41 pm

Those are some great pics! The one of the fireplace your great grandfather built is just amazing.
Thanks for sharing! Very Happy


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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 11/8/2011, 11:22 am

Yup, the weather is different, huh?

Oh, and in Ozarkian/hillbilly speak, KNOB = MOUNTAIN. They try and tell you it's just a small hill......don't fall for it. A knob is going to be a lot of work to climb.

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Post  madnicmom on 11/8/2011, 12:09 pm

Kentucky is a beautiful state. I love the pics and the family history lesson. I bet that fireplace still works like a charm.

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Post  southern gardener on 11/8/2011, 12:11 pm

love the pic of the cave! thanks for sharing I love you
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Post  Squat_Johnson on 11/8/2011, 12:19 pm

Glad you enjoyed your KY trip. Great photos...

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