Tag Archives: Kansas

Cottonwood River-Watching

The Cottonwood River reminds me that life is an ever-changing scene. Just a month ago, the river was flooding. Yesterday, people were wading in it. Surely, there is a poem in this. I’ll let you know if it comes.

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Emporia, Kansas: Street and Water Scenes

I combined assignments 2 and 3 of Photography 101 into one photo shoot. I started downtown, hoping to catch some good subjects at the farmer’s market, but I was too late. I was also too early for Live in the … Continue reading

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Kansas: My Home State

I did what? As a Seasoned Aspirer, I sometimes find available free courses are so appealing that I get in over my head with enrollments. It happened again this week when I enthusiastically enrolled in two WordPress courses: Blogging 101 … Continue reading

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Brownback’s Cigarette Tax Plan

First, I want to say that I have never smoked a cigarette, and I am in favor of everyone quitting. However, as a Kansas resident, I was shocked by Governor Brownback’s attempt to get rid of budget shortfalls by asking … Continue reading

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A New Decade: A New Direction

Today, I turned seventy. For me, entering a new decade has always meant a look back. As part of that look back, I couldn’t resist uploading¬†the copy of my Elk Falls, Kansas, school ID card that I found in a … Continue reading

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