Well, I did it. I found someone to create a logo for Mermaid of the Plains. I've carried images around in my head for about two years, contemplating what it would look like - the colors, the shape. Would it be just a tail in the distance, slowing dipping beneath amber waves? Or, a breaching … Continue reading New Logo
It’s been two weeks since our whirlwind weekend of back-to-back concerts and I am still stirred by each of the performances. While we hadn’t planned to travel from Wichita to Kansas City on a Friday, then travel from Kansas City to Salina on Saturday (I bought the tickets thinking the concerts were a week a part, … Continue reading Dos
My third post at Kansas Women Bloggers focuses on our sometimes learned love of this state we call home, Kansas. There is something about Kansas and Kansans. Kansas skies can be endless blues of possibility, lowered grays of frost-tipped resilience, or furrowed blacks of trepidation. And at night, well, there is no description worthy of a Kansas sky filled with … Continue reading Kansas Shine – at Kansas Women Bloggers
Tallgrass Film Festival begins this Wednesday. If you've never attended the film festival or, heaven forbid, don't know anything about the festival, please click on the links to learn more about the Tallgrass Film Association's history and their remarkable achievement in bringing independent films to Wichita. We look forward to this event each year, especially since … Continue reading Day #13 of Wild and Exciting Things: Lanyards with cool stuff attached
I have fallen in love with one of the most beautiful places in Kansas. I'd heard of its beauty, its mystery blossoming behind a rusted gate and stone walls, a slice of Eden nestled in Belle Plaine. But, I'd failed to visit even though the wonderful Robin Macy, an original Dixie Chick, has created the … Continue reading Paradise is in Belle Plaine, Kansas
Tuesday, I was sipping on this: It was sunny all day, the warm breeze providing a hint of mid-June, and with the work week off to a shaky, broken-heel kind of start, I needed a refreshing, cold, slightly sour alcoholic beverage. This was not a beer or wine kind of evening, this was a give-me-brain-freeze-and-pretend-I'm-on-vacation-in-Mexico … Continue reading If April showers bring May snow, what will May snow bring?
January 28, 2012 It seems Brad’s business is delegating our Kansas road trips, but that’s okay with me. A day of sightseeing, tasting local fare, spending the day together, plus a new contract for Concrete Colorscapes is definitely a day well spent. Today’s adventure is Newton, Kansas. Now, I’ve been to Newton plenty of times … Continue reading Railroads, Blue Sky and the Antique Mile of Newton, KS