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About The Bluegrass Outsider?

The Bluegrass Outsider, co-founded by Clark Shuman and Dr. T. Michael W. Halcomb, aims to be the go-to website for those interested in learning about and exploring Kentucky. Here, you will learn about our state's hidden and not-so-hidden treasures. You'll meet interesting residents, discover interesting places, and come to appreciate this great state of ours even more than you already do. While much of the content you'll find here will be unique, like a "clearing house," some of it will also be found on other sites. If you have questions, feel free to get in touch with us via the Contactpage. For now, take a moment to read a bit about the site's founders.Then, read some of our blog posts, check out our photos, and buy a shirt or two. Y'all come back often!



Clark Shuman

As a native of Central Kentucky, Clark grew up loving "The Bluegrass," its people, its natural wonders, and the rich history of the Commonwealth. By trade, Clark is a Realtor and enjoys helping people find their own place to call "home" in Kentucky. He is also passionate about helping people learn about this great state, which he calls "home."



Dr. T. Michael W. Halcomb

A lifelong Kentuckian, Michael is a a Bible scholar and linguist by trade and a hiking and waterfall enthusiast on the side. Michael grew up in Northern Kentucky but has lived in Central Kentucky for nearly a decade. He co-owns a publishing house (GlossaHouse) and is the founder of the Conversational Koine Institute, an online lanugage learning outfit. Michael and his family love to hike and explore Kentucky.


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