Farris Caves Photos

We headed up to the Farris (Faris? I’ve seen it both ways) Caves for a little geocaching and ended up with a few nice photos for my efforts. It’s quite a different place compared to summer; cooler, no worries about poison ivy, and easier to hike around the top in search of the cache. Approach … Read more

More Kansas Fall Photos

These photos were taken a few miles east of Lindsborg a few days ago. We were driving by this natural spring which is very close to the road, and it caught our eyes more than usual. I decided to stop and take a few pictures and I’m really glad I did.The air was absolutely still … Read more

A Lump of Coal

for all the evil spammers in the world! And that would be extremely generous compared to what I really want to give them this year. Grumble. When I saw these notices concerning my usually extremely reliable hosting service, I had a bad feeling. The site has rebooted a number of times over the past day … Read more

#9 Dream

#9 Dream So long ago Was it in a dream, was it just a dream? I know, yes I know Seemed so very real, it seemed so real to me Took a walk down the street Thru the heat whispered trees I thought I could hear (hear, hear, hear) Somebody call out my name as … Read more

Love is Real

Real is Love Love Love is real, real is love, Love is feeling, feeling love, Love is wanting to be loved. Love is touch, touch is love, Love is reaching, reaching love, Love is asking to be loved. Love is you, You and me, Love is knowing, We can be. Love is free, free is … Read more

Death in December

It’s a good thing I’m an optimist by nature, else December would be a really tough time of the year for me. 65 years ago, on December 7th, our country was plunged into WWII as a direct result of the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. While I wasn’t around back then, the first 10-15 years … Read more


10 soldiers were killed in Iraq on Wednesday, bringing the total for the month to 30. The ever so slightly good news is that almost everyone except the worst president ever has acknowledged that our present course of action isn’t working. What’s sad almost beyond comprehension is that no one has any idea what to … Read more

Another First!

Last week I had my first ever photo published, with credit, in the local newspaper, the Lindsborg News-Record. They were doing a story on the Bridge Lighting Ceremony, which included the Lindsborg Children’s Choir performance, and one of the photos I had submitted for review met their needs, and that was that. :: And here’s … Read more