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A Rainy Monday

August 6th, 2013 at 11:24 am

Today’s Flyover People column as seen in The Emporia Gazette: Deer head, Java Cat Coffee House, Emporia A RAINY MONDAY At the Java Cat, a woman in her 20s sits down with a book and I’m curious as to what she’s reading. Fiction? Non-fiction? The sky is dim this particular day, the overhead bulb has […]

columns, commerce, life on the ground, other people's stuff, WAW, weather

Moon Marble

February 5th, 2013 at 7:04 pm

Today’s Flyover People column as seen in The Emporia Gazette:   MOON MARBLE “Do you guys mind if I turn on the big rocket flame for a minute?” Bruce Breslow asked the group of about 20 gathered in his marble-making studio. “Yes,” shouted the dozen or so Cub Scouts in the bleachers. With encouragement from […]

columns, commerce, Kansans, life on the ground, other people's stuff

Out the window

May 17th, 2012 at 8:12 am

Looking out the front windows of the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Off in the distance is the new Manhattan Convention Center (which has an annoying, unremovable bar-thingy across their website.)  

cities, commerce, Flint Hills

Strecker-Nelson pop-up gallery

May 2nd, 2012 at 6:15 am

  The Strecker-Nelson Art Gallery is upstairs, but on the ground level is their fabulous pop-up gallery with an incredible variety of art. 406 Poyntz, Manhattan, Kansas Follow the Strecker-Nelson Art Gallery on Facebook.

Art, cities, commerce

Along Poyntz Ave.

May 1st, 2012 at 6:10 am

Downtown Manhattan.

cities, commerce


April 29th, 2012 at 6:38 am

Calico cat at the hippie shop, The Wild Side, in Aggieville.

catz, cities, commerce


April 23rd, 2012 at 7:28 am

Outdoor wall art at the So Long Saloon, Aggieville, Manhattan.

cities, commerce

On grocery store shelves

March 31st, 2012 at 10:17 am

Kuchera’s Mild Salsa is now available at Reeble’s South in Emporia. And at Gene’s Heartland Foods and Barleycorns in Wamego (Drew’s original hometown.)  I first met Drew Kuchera last year at the Emporia Farmers’ Market and have been enjoying Kuchera’s salsa ever since. I don’t buy any other brand anymore. Kuchera’s is it. I’ve followed Drew […]

commerce, E-town, Kansans

Teapot Clock

March 26th, 2012 at 6:50 am

At the Java Cat, 610 Merchant, Emporia.

commerce, E-town

Well, yeah.

March 23rd, 2012 at 6:13 am

Sign in front of Town Crier Bookstore, Emporia.

commerce, E-town

AE luggage

March 15th, 2012 at 5:29 am

In the 1930s, Amelia Earhart had a line of clothing and a line of luggage.

commerce, history, Kansans