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The Beauty of Kentucky

A photo essay featuring scenic photographs of Kentucky

Tanyea Ramirez and Brooke Jones

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” The sun shines bright on my old Kentucky home.”

Kentucky is know as the “Bluegrass State” and is widely referenced for  horse farms, tobacco, and our famous Bourbon. A couple of reporters for The Jacket Journal decided to take a different perspective on what we thought Kentucky should be known for: the landscapes and breathtaking views the state has to offer. So, we decided to visit different places around our state and county to take pictures of vistas we thought represented the idea of “breath taking views.”

 

Tanyea Ramirez
“Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.”~Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Tanyea Ramirez
“Our peace shall stand as firm as rocky mountains.” ~William Shakespeare

 

Brooke Jones
“Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.” ~ Chad Sugg

 

Brooke Jones
“Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together.” ~Vesta M. Kelly

 

Brooke Jones
“A day literally figuratively falls from the sky, unbidden, and seems like a thing of wonder.” ~Susan Orlean

 

Brooke Jones
“All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost: the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost.” ~J.R.R. Tolkien

 

Tanyea Ramirez
“Bridges become frames for looking at the world around us.”~ Bruce Jackson

 

Tanyea Ramirez
“People without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” ~ Marcus Garvey

 

Tanyea Ramirez
“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

 

About the Contributors
Tanyea Ramirez, Staff Reporter

Tanyea Ramirez is a junior at WCHS and this is her third year writing for The Jacket Journal. When she is not writing for the paper, she is taking part...

Brooke Jones, Staff Reporter

Brooke Jones is a junior at WCHS. She is going into her third year of working with The Jacket Journal. She loves going to the coffee shop and drinking...

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