Local photography, National rants, Zero navel-gazing allowed… Blogging from Hopkinsville, KY

  • Not Worthy

    I wrote this on Facebook on July 30, 2014, the day after Amy passed away. The comments after are so important to me. “8 Last of all, as though I had been born at the wrong time, I also saw him. 9 For I am the least of all the apostles. In fact, I’m not even worthy…

  • Treasure


    Amy Beth Brake (1982 – 2014) The man who finds a wife finds a treasure and receives favor from the Lord. – Prov 18:22 (NLT) But this precious treasure—this light and power that now shine within us—is held in perishable containers, that is, in our weak bodies. So everyone can see that our glorious power…

  • Amy Sings At Church

  • Time Lapse of a Storm Through Hopkinsville

    I’ve been slacking off on posting here, but this video is cool enough to post it before I go to work. According to the description it was taken at New Work Fellowship church in Hoptown.

  • One Of Our Number

    Correction: T’Marcus actually isn’t the person that I thought he was when I wrote this post. I looked through all of my yearbooks and couldn’t find him in high school. I thought I was crazy until I went further back and looked in my middle school yearbooks. I finally found him at HMS but he…

  • Human Behavior Changes When Gas Hits Four Dollars

    I buy gas every two weeks like clockwork. This week’s experience was very different from any other week. I typically buy gas early on a Saturday morning right after I leave the grocery store. The Kroger gas station I fill up at has 8 pumps available and if there are one or two people already…

  • Sunlight

    On a cloudy day there is still sunlight!

  • Driving Alone 2: Lost in Kantucky

    I didn’t misspell the blog title and this post isn’t about the movie starring Macaulay Culkin. “Driving Alone” stars a cranky elderly man lost between two lakes. Watch him struggle to find his way back to I-24! Will he make it out of the Twilight Zone or be LOST IN KANTUCKY FOREVER! Coming to a…