When The Chef opened in 1943 in downtown Manhattan, Kansas, Manhattanites had to order and eat fast in the small cafe, because a long line of people were ready to take their place.  Today, there is still usually a line for a table in the cozy restaurant featured as Food Network’s ultimate breakfast joint for the state of […]

Tiramisu at Bella's in Manhattan, Kansas

No trip to Manhattan, Kansas is complete without feeding the college kids as much non-dorm food as they can handle.  This was the icing on the cake at the end of the meal.

…and no trip to Aggieville is complete without saying hello to Oliver at The Dusty Bookshelf. Click on image to enlarge

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 […]

Native to Australia and New Guinea, the kookaburra’s call sounds a lot like human laughter.  I was treated to quite a concert before this guy settled down and posed for this shot. Click on image to enlarge