Today’s Flyover People column as seen in The Emporia Gazette: RESTLESS SUMMER DAYS As a junior high-aged kid, entering summer vacation was like peering into a deep canyon that needed to be filled. Summer was big and empty, and I had no idea what to put into it. Although summer days should have been all [...]
… too much going on this week to get anything meaningful posted today.
Happy New Year, everybody! New Year’s is my favorite holiday – because it represents letting go of the old stuff and letting in the new. It’s a powerful time of release and of positive change. If you will allow me… just a few thoughts on change… Imagine, if you will, if in this new year, [...]
Hey, Peeps – sorry I haven’t been very attentive to the blog lately. Haven’t had much time to get out into the world to take pictures. I’m working on my collection of columns and have been lost in the world of revisions. Sometimes I don’t think I can bear to read this column or that [...]
The snow is melting! Bare patches of ground are visible in some spots. We’ve had snow covering the ground since the Christmas Eve blizzard, so that’s, what, three weeks of the stuff? Not sure how much snow we had, at least a foot total over three snow storms. I don’t know about anyone else, but [...]
As I walked past this storefront (Arizona Trading Post) last Saturday in Lawrence, I stopped. I noticed the fabric that they used as a table cloth. The coloring, the theme, was similar to a pair of pajamas I had when I was a kid. I think my brother had a matching pair. Those pj’s had [...]
I’ve been chattering about NaNoWriMo on Facebook, but not sure I’ve mentioned it here on the blog. As November approached, I had no intention to do NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). Because, well, writing a novel just wasn’t my thing. Some people can write fiction and some people can’t. In my mind I fell into [...]