Category Archives: Environment

From Fruits and Nuts to Dreamland

While walking a golf course in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in mid-May, the mother of a golfer from Southern Charleston University struck up a conversation with me. Filled with pride over her son and the school playing in the NCAA Men’s Golf … Continue reading

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No Cart – No Problem

As I drove through Manhattan on Monday morning, the text message from KU’s women’s golf coach Erin O’Neil that popped up on my phone bore bad news. “There was an issue with carts so you and KSU photographer have to … Continue reading

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Images: Volume 1, Week 34

The news that former President Jimmy Carter suffers from extensive cancer that has spread to his brain saddens me greatly. Since the day Carter and his wife Rosalynn came to Topeka on March 2, 1975, I have been a Carter supporter. … Continue reading

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Images – Volume 1, Week 6

Just shy of 37 years ago, a heavy snowstorm blasted eastern Kansas. On February 13, 1978, 8.7 inches of snow fell in Topeka. While the storm made traveling extremely difficult, the photographers of the Topeka Capital-Journal managed to spread out … Continue reading

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Through The Time Continuum

We waited at a stop light on a late evening north of Los Angeles in early January. Laura sat strapped into the back seat as I sat in the front passenger seat of a Tesla S, the most advanced electric-powered automobile in … Continue reading

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My Tour de Katy Trail

An Overview: There is some symbolism that I began my cycling journey over the length of Missouri’s Katy Trail during the first week of the epic Tour de France. Those great riders that dig deep to give their all during … Continue reading

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The Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

On a weekend filled with a July 4th parade, Laura’s birthday on the 5th and a visit from her college roommate and long-time friend, we decided to cap all the fun with a hike along the trails of the Tallgrass … Continue reading

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