Archive for the ‘Flint Hills’ Category

Out in the hills

May 14th, 2012 at 8:38 am

The Flint Hills, Chase County It’s hard to beat a view like this.

Flint Hills, landscape, life on the ground, sky

Water feature

May 7th, 2012 at 9:20 am

South of the Flint Hills Discovery Center in Manhattan is a small park which includes a water feature. I didn’t get a good shot of the water jumping, but it jumps in curves, one after another, like its playing leapfrog.

cities, Flint Hills, life on the ground, places

Oil boom in the Flint Hills

May 6th, 2012 at 8:30 am

A display at the Flint Hills Discovery Center tells about the oil rush in the El Dorado area which began in 1915.

Flint Hills, history

Looking up

May 4th, 2012 at 6:03 am

Looking up from the ground level inside the brand new Flint Hills Discovery Center in Manhattan.

buildings, cities, Flint Hills

May 12, Pioneer Bluffs

May 3rd, 2012 at 8:46 am

NEWS RELEASE Community members have the opportunity to meet a “notable” Kansas author at a book reading to be held Saturday May 12, 3:00 p.m., at Pioneer Bluffs near Matfield Green. Cheryl Unruh will read from her 2011 Kansas Notable Book, Flyover People: Life on the Ground in a Rectangular State. According to the Kansas […]

events, Flint Hills, Flyover Book, history

Area of Refuge Assistance

April 29th, 2012 at 9:42 am

On the terrace, Flint Hills Discovery Center, Manhattan. (And no, I don’t know what the sign means.)

buildings, cities, Flint Hills

Ah, Kansas.

April 21st, 2012 at 10:09 pm

A gorgeous place, Pottawatomie County Ah, Kansas, I’ve missed you. The past few months, I’ve been incredibly busy. Lots of commitments, obligations, work to do. Plus, I’m trying to co-write a book. Lately, I’ve just been so tired of having something to do every minute of every day. I goof off 10 minutes here and […]

Flint Hills, Kansans, life on the ground, small towns, vittles

Anna Patricia Keller

April 6th, 2012 at 5:45 am

“Prairie’s Edge” is the work of Patricia Anna Keller of New Mexico. I love the colors and the simple lines in these pieces. Keller’s work is on display in the second floor gallery at Pioneer Bluffs just north of Matfield Green. The show runs through June 24.   Jim Worster visits with Anna Patricia Keller. […]

Art, events, Flint Hills

A Bill McBride sculpture

April 5th, 2012 at 5:21 am

I love this. It’s one of Bill McBride’s sculptures on the grounds at Pioneer Bluffs.

Art, Flint Hills

At the gallery opening

April 4th, 2012 at 5:30 am

Some of Dave’s black-and-white photos share a room with a loom at the Gallery at Pioneer Bluffs. Dave’s exhibit, called “The Working Landscape,” and that of painter Anna Patricia Keller, “Prairie’s Edge,” will be up until June 24 – so there’s plenty of time to drop by Matfield Green for a visit. Here’s how to […]

Art, Flint Hills

Lilacs at Pioneer Bluffs

April 2nd, 2012 at 5:27 am

Lilacs decorated picnic tables at Pioneer Bluffs on Saturday. It wasn’t a strong wind, but enough of a breeze to blow over the jars of water and lilacs, so Elaine Jones put rocks in the jars. These are things we have to do in Kansas. Saturday was the opening for an exhibit at the Gallery […]

Art, events, Flint Hills, Kansans