Two Virginians At Vincennes

The header pic for this post is me on the grounds of the circa 1804 Grouseland mansion in Vincennes back in May 2018, beside a marker celebrating the birthplace of Sarah Knox (Taylor) Davis, the first wife of Jefferson Davis. Sarah died in 1835 at the age of 21, at which point Kentucky born Jefferson … Continue reading Two Virginians At Vincennes

Growing Up Off Grid

It is time again for an agrarian post here at GKS, the S part of GKS. I want to devote this post to my mother’s off-grid childhood, and to my semi-off grid childhood. What is the *grid*? The grid consists of the government or corporation supply of four things: electricity, running water, sanitation/sewage disposal, and … Continue reading Growing Up Off Grid