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13 Reasons Why My Heart Will Always Be In Kentucky

Growing up in Kentucky, sometimes we didn’t appreciate the amazing state we live in. Hollywood seemed to glorify places like California or Hawaii, and make our home in the hills seem simple. As we grow into adulthood, the simpler, more traditional life style that Kentucky provides becomes more appealing. We grow to appreciate the Bluegrass State. Those who move away often miss the charm they left behind. The mind may wonder as we age, but the heart stays in Kentucky, or at least a portion of it.

Here are 13 reasons no matter where we go, the heart stays in Kentucky:

It seems no matter where we move a piece of our heart stays in Kentucky. It has been said the Bluegrass State is actually a vortex that just calls its people back home. Some resist, some don’t. These are just a few of the reason Kentucky compels me to stay. What is it about the Bluegrass State that keeps you here, or coming back?

Jenn Shockley
I am somewhat a cliche'. I grew up running around barefoot on a farm in Kentucky. I love writing, art, sunshine, all animals and my incredibly patient husband, who tolerates my "crazy animal lady" side.