Archive for the ‘Waiting on the Sky’ Category

Notable 2015

June 15th, 2015 at 9:02 am

***** ********** I’m happy to announce that my second book of essays about Kansas, Waiting on the Sky, has been selected as a 2015 Kansas Notable Book! Here’s the list of Kansas books/books by Kansas authors selected as Notable Books this year.   To order a copy of Waiting on the Sky, click here.  *****

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Order Two Get One Free Nov. 16-17

November 16th, 2014 at 12:00 pm

  My essay books about life in Kansas make great gifts! People buy them and send them to relatives and friends who have moved away from Kansas and dearly miss our long views and open skies. And – people who still live here love these books, too. I know you can think of two or […]

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Harry Lewis at Halloween

October 20th, 2014 at 9:48 am

From Waiting on the Sky: More Flyover People Essays: “Under the shadows of cedars toward the cemetery’s north end lies Harry Lewis, a bachelor, retired from the U.S. Railway Postal Service. He kept to himself mostly, didn’t speak to kids, and he wore a city man’s hat. “One Halloween, my friends and I dared ourselves […]

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Review by Terry Needham

August 17th, 2014 at 6:17 pm

Terry Needham   And today, a lovely review came in from Terry Needham, an author from Illinois. Terry’s review of Waiting on the Sky:   Cheryl Unruh is one of my favorite Kansas authors. She gives this place called Kansas a voice. Sometimes it whispers, sometimes it roars . . . and occasionally, but rarely […]

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Review by Tracy Simmons

August 17th, 2014 at 4:36 pm

Tracy Simmons My friend Tracy Million Simmons, author of a great novel set near Dodge City, Tiger Hunting, and co-author of the soon-to-be-released The Green Bike,  has posted a review of my new book Waiting on the Sky. Read Tracy’s review of Waiting on the Sky.  ***** ***

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A Letter/Review from Paul Fiebich

June 30th, 2014 at 12:57 pm

I met Paul Fiebich on April 2, 2011, in Chase County, at the 80th anniversary commemoration of the plane crash that killed famed Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne. Paul and I were seatmates, I believe, on a borrowed school bus, and along with a couple dozen others, we bounced over a “road” in a […]

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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 […]

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