Category Archives: Nature

In Search of a Fly Swatter

When I moved three years ago, I lost my fly swatter. Every summer since then, when flies zoom in through a momentarily opened door and begin buzzing annoyingly around my ears and landing on fruits, vegetables, or other food in the … Continue reading

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The Flint Hills and Solitude

Pioneer Solitude Last Saturday, I visited Pioneer Bluffs where this log cabin was home to a family when Kansas was still a territory. Imagine the solitude this family experienced. The Flint Hills Today The building are modern, but it is … Continue reading

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Name That Spider

Recent news reports have indicated that fall is the season for spiders. Maybe the spiders in Emporia, Kansas, heard that forecast because just this last week, two were discovered, photographed, and killed.     On a sunny morning three days ago, … Continue reading

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