Monthly Archives: December 2017

Passing through the Flint Hills in Late Autumn

In the vastness of the Flint Hills, I marvel at the courage and hope of the homesteaders, those whose determination wanted something more than easy lives. Continue reading

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Serving Breakfast

Seeing a bunch of college employees join together to serve a late-night breakfast during finals weeks offers multiple opportunities… Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men*… and Me!

Why privately embarrass yourself when you can do so in front of a bunch of other people?! Continue reading

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Higher Learning

An angry young woman learns that better choices usually yield better results. Continue reading

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Foundations of Friendship

Taking time to talk–and listen–is pretty much a keystone in building good relationships. Continue reading

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Sunday School at the Community Church

An unplanned mixing of generations in a Sunday School class shows that young and old share more than we sometimes realize. Continue reading

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A Day to Remember

A recollection of a milk day morning from 47 years ago stirs warm memories and a hope for good blessings… for you and me. Continue reading

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