Archive for the ‘Flyover Book’ Category

A Flyover Review

September 30th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

David Beeson, from way over the ocean in England, wrote a lovely review of my Flyover People book: In praise of praise for a place called home. However flat.   **** ***

Flyover Book, other people's stuff

Books at the Big Well

June 23rd, 2014 at 9:05 pm

I visited Greensburg today. It’s always nice to be in Greensburg.They’re still rebuilding after the 2007 EF5 tornado. It’s just amazing what’s going on there. The museum reopened in 2012, but this was the first time I had been in it. And it was the first time since I was about 4 or 5 that […]

Flyover Book, traveling, Waiting on the Sky

They’re here!

June 14th, 2014 at 6:32 pm

  NOW AVAILABLE!  To purchase visit Quincy Press.  My second collection of Kansas essays is now available! Waiting on the Sky: More Flyover People Essays. I write about life in Kansas – about the wind and the weather and the seasons, about small towns, about growing up in a small town. I write about the […]

Flyover Book, Waiting on the Sky book

A Flyover Farewell

April 29th, 2014 at 8:00 am

Today’s Flyover People column as seen in The Emporia Gazette: A FLYOVER FAREWELL For more than 11 years now, my dear readers, I have dragged you along with me on the gravel roads of Kansas. Willingly, I trust. Eleven years? Even I find that hard to believe somehow. My first column was published in The […]

columns, Flyover Book, life on the ground, nostalgia, traveling

It’s Kansas Day

January 29th, 2014 at 4:51 am

*** Celebrate Kansas Day, buy a Kansas book! May I suggest… A collection of 80 essays about the Kansas experience: Flyover People – Life on the Ground in a Rectangular State. I write about the wind and the weather and the seasons. I write about people and places, about growing up in a small town. […]

Flyover Book, Kansans, other people's stuff, Uncategorized

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

Sleeping in the sun

February 12th, 2012 at 9:18 am

In Wichita yesterday, I stopped at Eighth Day Books to see if they needed restocked with Flyover People books – and they did – yay! As I was leaving their parking lot, I saw this cute little kitty curled up in the sun. It was a cold day in the 20s, but the wind was […]

cities, commerce, Flyover Book

At Pages on Sunday

December 9th, 2011 at 5:36 pm

Sunday, Dec. 11 2 -4 p.m. Pages Books & Coffee 605 Main, Newton   Book Event: a book reading & signing Three 2011 Kansas Notable Book Award authors Beverley Buller – “A Prairie Peter Pan” and “From Emporia: The Story of William Allen White” Lana Myers – Prairie Rhythms: “The Life and Poetry of May […]

events, Flyover Book, writing

Pics from yesterday

October 9th, 2011 at 8:37 am

I’ve photographed the old Lawrence Carnegie Library before – because it’s conveniently located at a stoplight at Ninth and Whatever Street (Vermont?). When I’m at the stoplight I always glance over and see what a marvelous structure it is and grab the camera. The C-Span bus was parked at the current Lawrence Public Library. I […]

cities, events, Flyover Book

The Flyover Tree

September 26th, 2011 at 5:43 am

Sunday, on K-177 in Morris County, we drove past the Flyover tree. Dave made this tree famous with his photo on the cover of my book:   I took this photo in January, 2010.      

Flyover Book, landscape

Kansas Notable Book Awards – 2011

September 24th, 2011 at 4:22 pm

It was quite an honor today to receive a medal during the 2011 Kansas Notable Book Awards. Kansas First Lady Mary Brownback handed out the awards to authors of 15 books at the Kansas Book Festival which was held at the Kansas Museum of History in Topeka. Kansas Notable Book Award winners along with Roy […]

events, Flyover Book, Kansans