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Riding a Low Ridge in Southern Kansas

Absorbing the simple beauty of a summer afternoon along the backroads of Cowley County is a pretty good way to soothe the mind… Continue reading

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Autumn on a Misty Morning

A dozen shades of prairie grass
cast their colors
between the bare tans of dirt Continue reading

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Scattered Showers

For a while the wind stirred the dance of branches, a swishing and swaying of muted greens seen through the screen of the second story window. It seemed we would surely have rain but none came. The storm slid further to the north and east and we found not the least traces of darkened earth or gravel, not even a gathering on the windshields of the car and truck parked outside. 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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