As the Twinners‘ senior year continues to gallop along, the college visits continue.  While both have been accepted to Kansas State, I bet only one of them will end up attending school there next fall.  Meanwhile, no trip to the “Little Apple” is complete without at least a quick visit to Aggieville. Click on image to […]

A million years ago, when I was still in college, my last residence was about a block from Manhattan’s Sunset Zoo.  I remember it as a small zoo with a few animals, mostly those who couldn’t survive on their own in the wild due to minor injury.  What a delight it was to visit the […]

As the Twinners start their senior year of college, we’ve made several trips to Kansas State in Manhattan recently.  In addition to visiting Varsity Donuts in Aggieville, they always have to stop in at The Dusty Bookshelf to say hello to the cat. On Today’s Date in the Past: Watermelon Eating Contest Purple Coneflower

After dropping my son off at Boys State on the beautiful Kansas State University campus, the girls and I toured the Sunset Zoo in Manhattan.  It sure has grown since I was there last, back in a year that started with a “1.”  This feathered friend is a crested screamer. On Today’s Date in the […]

All of the rain we’ve received here in the Midwest this summer has resulted in the most lush, green meadows full of wildflowers.  This calf standing in a field near Manhattan, Kansas was awfully cute! On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Scenes from a Tide Pool Jellies