Answering the question of “Why?”

Today would have marked my third anniversary as a reporter at the Glasgow Daily Times. I might have spent my day interviewing a magisterial election candidate, attending an elementary school program or fielding subscriber complaints about how the news staff is never doing enough. But I didn’t. Instead, I woke up in an old farmhouse […]

For my veterans

Whether they know it or not, there are quite a few men in Barren County, Ky., whom I call “my” veterans. (I hope they don’t mind.) With the celebrations of Veterans Day in the U.S. and Armistice Day in the UK earlier this week, I have been missing those men and the town of Glasgow […]

Into the home stretch

Our final weekend in Glasgow is coming to a close, after three days of packing, hauling, visiting with friends and [on my part] shedding a few tears. Only five days until my last day at the Glasgow Daily Times, and six until we hit the road. If anyone in Glasgow had not yet heard Dave […]

This is it: I’m moving to England

Three weeks from today, I will make the transition from Glasgow Daily Times reporter and resident of Glasgow, Ky., to homeless, unemployed gypsy. I could not be more excited. Or terrified, if I’m really honest, but there is definitely overwhelming excitement. It all started Feb. 14, 2012. Dave and I were relaxing at a local […]