The Monet Garden at the Overland Park Arboretum may be one of my favorite parts of the park.  Inspired by Monet’s garden in Giverny, France, the one-acre garden has willow trees, perennials, water lilies, and a koi pond that make you feel as if you’ve stepped into one of Claude’s paintings. What do you think? […]

My youngest daughter and I just started reading the Little House series together.  Last night, as we worked our way through Little House in the Big Woods, we learned how much time and effort it took for Pa to reload his rifle.  The story reiterated how important it was for Pa to kill a wild […]