Monthly Archives: August 2011

Of Monarchs and Mums, Bees and Baseball

I thought I saw two weeks ago an itinerant Monarch heading south leisurely, or perhaps just ambling along, on the eponymous south wind of Kansas.  Today my friend said she witnessed virtual marches of them heading south. The sun is coming up later, with some slight reduction in heat, and setting sooner.  It almost seemed […]

Delivery of paper and ink to the Wichita Eagle, 8-15-11

I went over to local hero Randy Croley’s woodworking shop to talk about cabinets and he was not there, but on the way back, I passed the Wichita Eagle.  And what did I see?  The BNSF locomotive dropping off three boxcars of paper and at least one of ink, and picking up an empty tank […]