"May Day! First day of May always conjures up a childhood memory.....picking peonies, irises, roses, from Mom's flower garden...filling our homemade construction paper baskets.....hanging them on the doorknobs of our neighbors....
ringing doorbell.....dashing away so it would be a mystery as to who left the flowers....(somehow they always seemed
As we were leaving the local cafe after enjoying breakfast night Thursday evening, a friend asked if I had seen his latest addition. Said, 'nope haven't. Well, hold on. Guess better find out what it is first. Maybe I have seen it.' No, I had not seen the Watusi cow that he had recently bought.
Before heading home we decided to drive by to see it. The s...
These area ranch families, Lance and Chelsea Alcorn, Chris and Amy Potter, and Russell and Chelsea Powell saw a need and decided to help those affected by the fires this week in Ashland/Meade, KS area. What started with them grew into something greater as donations began pouring in. As word spread, people began donating items. From baked goods, to...
Life slows down when porch sittin'
Rejuvenates one's soul
Sit a spell in a rocker, a chair,
Porch swing, or on the stoop
Enjoy the view
Watch children play
Reminisce about the good old days
Telling tales and visiting
Sweet tea sippin'
Relax and unwind
Leave your cares behind
Cup of coffee and sun rises
Star gaze and night skie...
At the End of day....
"As nightfall commences at the end of this December day
There is quiet beauty and comfort to behold
As one takes an eventide stroll
Streetlights awaken, shining brightly like twinkling stars
Casting a warm glow on the street below
In this rural town
Where I hang my hat an...
Love our small town newspaper. Not many towns this size still have a local newspaper. The news for rural towns this size and smaller usually wind up as a blip in a column if anything at all in some larger city's paper in the area. We feel blessed that Cedar Vale still has a weekly newspaper. It is important for a small town to have a local paper and have a source of information the...
"Christmastime is magical and wondrous..
Visions of sugar plums, Santa and his sleigh
Decorating the tree
Candy canes, presents, and stockings
A time for wonder, magic, and love
Nativity scenes grace the lawns of churches
Christmas eve services celebrating Jesus birth
The real reason for C...