Category Archives: Before the Tour 2010

I can hardly wait for Monday

I’ve been busy reading the materials and just now, looking at the blog. This is all very exciting and the reading materials have really aroused my interest.  I can’t get the image out of my mind of how immigrants will … Continue reading

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There is always room for pie…

It’s a busy day in the Pryor/Ackerman household. In addition to packing, Anne is trying to deal with her potato crop. Her folks left today too, so we had to get them to the airport. But we are just about … Continue reading

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Wendell Berry on local landscapes

Now that I weeded our vegetable beds yesterday, I have time to read a short reflection by Wendell Berry on the potential for sustainable solutions in the changing landscape of coal-dominated eastern Kentucky: “The local use of local intelligence must … Continue reading

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Ready to tour

I think I’m ready to tour; I know what Mark means when he talks about getting ready mentally to be away. It seems there is always one more thing that could be done. Why is that? To enter some of … Continue reading

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Getting Ready in Madison

Hello Fellow Travelers – A part of travel culture is getting ready. For me that includes finishing last minute work so that I can mentally leave home; anticipating new experiences; and packing. I’m worried because our garden doesn’t look like … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to the WTLC blog Changing Landscapes, Changing Lives, part of the August 2-6, 2010 Here at Home Tour. Throughout this tour we will be blogging about our experiences so that friends, family, students and fellow teachers can follow our … Continue reading

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