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Lonely Roads, Close Companions

Nearly all of our traveling has a destination of one sort or the other but it is the visiting that makes the better part of some trips. Continue reading

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Driving Through Pottawatomie County

Somewhere south of US 36
along the line of Kansas 63,
you can see where rolling farmland
begins its transition into the Flint Hills. Continue reading

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Driving Back from Little Rock

watching my son
and my daughter-in-law
holding their newborn daughter

is somehow as precious to me
as holding her myself Continue reading

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A Blessing of Gray

There’s a long, winding line of willows and cottonwood running along the river where the Wolf makes its way toward the Missouri. Continue reading

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Quiet Drive

I imagine the hand of God, sweeping across the fields, feeling the gentle nap of corn and beans, taking measure and pleasure, like a father’s hand resting on the head of the child he loves. Continue reading

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