Big Tents and Tipis

Big Tents and Tipis

Doyle Creek Ranch, Marion County, Kansas — This community of tipis is just down the hill from the big tents on the main site of tomorrow’s Symphony in the Flint Hills event. The educational exhibit is filled with examples of beadwork, painted rawhide, and much...
Downed Tents

Downed Tents

Doyle Creek Ranch, Marion County, Kansas — Pools of rain gather in low spots of tent roofs brought to earth during a weekend storm. The tents, raised a few days ago for the 2009 Symphony in the Flint Hills event, were blown down on Sunday evening by unusually violent...
Kiss Me, I’m Irish

Kiss Me, I’m Irish

St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Emporia, Kansas – I was assured (by proud grandparents) that this was the the cutest baby at the parade. Now I don’t want to hurt anybody else’s feelings, there was a lot of strong competition for that title. But he has my...
Advent Candles

Advent Candles

This year we had Christmas dinner at my brother’s home. Before the feast, Curt led the family in a very touching lighting of Advent candles, following the traditions of their faith (Catholic). The yellow candle was lit in memory of my sister, Deb, who died...
Bike and Recognition Rally

Bike and Recognition Rally

Above, the band Sweetwater performs at the 1st Annual Bike (as in motorcycle) Show and Recognition Rally. In addition to a motorcycle show, the event honored our military and service personnel. The event was sponsored by the First Baptist Church, and supported by the...
90

90

This is my father on his 90th birthday. We didn’t get the fishing trip he wanted, but it was still a great party.
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