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The mathematics of weight loss
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Since Halloween of last year, I have lost just about 70 pounds. more
Who says the script for American politics no longer is written in California?  more
I think it is safe to say, we have all seen the rise in food costs happen over the past several months. Although this increase in cost can seem overwhelming, there are ways to stretch your food dollars. more
In a recent statement on the separation of religion from government, Pope Francis was reported to have warned the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, not to become "Putin's altar boy.”  more
Our kids are in crisis
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My former student left her job to care for two young children, and now that they're adolescents, I asked if she was going to resume her career. "No," she replied as tears welled in her eyes. "My children are a mess."  more
Biden barges in
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There's something remarkable about the gun debate that has arisen in the aftermath of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. more
The milkman, Western Flyers and helping out
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Ben George’s memoir continues. Some reading this will remember that the Oldham’s milkman’s name was Curly. — J.T.K.  more
A salsa dance in your mouth
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Salsa is much more than a spicy red or green sauce for swiping a chip through. Take a cue from the Latin dance that shares the same name. more
This just in
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I took some time off and look at the books that arrived in my absence! Come in and check the shelves for them or call and ask us to put them on hold for you. more
Turkey Red Wheat comes to Kansas
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Last week I shared some of my childhood memories of wheat harvest living on the family farm.  This week I want to share a little history of our wheat industry here in Kansas. more
The Center of our Concerns
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The way we center our lives is different now than it was when I was growing up. I got to thinking of this when I was out mowing.  more
May was a bit overdramatic
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There was a basketball player at my high school who was overdramatic. Anytime an opposing player even brushed up against him he would yell in pain and grab his arm. more
Mothers are the backbone of our country
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It was great receiving the lifetime achievement award from the National Football Foundation. I appreciate the newspaper covering it.  more
Driving Miss Terre
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“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson  more
Any parent who has a child playing sports has a story like this.  more
Time management and where to start
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We all have the same amount of time in a day, it is limited, and we cannot do everything! Are you like me, trying several things, buying all the planners and organizing tools for better time management?  more
Real estate is a commodity, as is wine
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Real estate is a commodity, as is wine. A wealthy collector might give $1 million for a particular bottle. However, wine makers don’t raise prices across the board, because that high figure was only in that collector’s mind. more
Evil in Texas
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I truly believe that the children who were murdered in Texas are now in a better place. Pray for us that we might be as well, and that we do better by the innocents still among us.  more
Milk money, pigeons, and mayo sandwiches
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This week we return to Ben George’s memoir and his early days in Frontenac. — J.T.K.  more
The little boats ‘never faltered’
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I’m an Anglophile. I like the people, the countryside, their sense of history. And they like tea. A lot. In fact, tea helped get them through World War II. more
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