Kansas

Like a wheel Of one of many covered Wagons whichOnce lined this old town's streetsBefore bricks paved themBefore substantial buildings Took up residence and Stores openedAlong themSnowfake Heralding ChristmasSnowflakeNever falling, never meltingSnowflakeSparkling blue at nightBlue starburstSnowflakeAbove a dusty Kansas streetHolding up the bold blueSky. 

Buildings Reclaimed by the Prairie

An old hotel built of stone, old schools, roadside motel and a rock house abandoned to undergrowth are reclaimed eventually by the prairie that mothered them.Have you driven past this old hotel in Muskogee? I'll bet you have. It was last used as a hunting supply store and is located on highway 16 which enters... Continue Reading →

Buildings Reclaimed by the Prairie

An old hotel built of stone, old schools, roadside motel and a rock house abandoned to undergrowth are reclaimed eventually by the prairie that mothered them. Have you driven past this old hotel in Muskogee? I'll bet you have. It was last used as a hunting supply store and is located on highway 16 which... Continue Reading →

An Old Cellar

I passed this cellar at an old homesite many times before I noticed it. It is on a corner of an acreage, where the main paved road is intersected by a gravel road. The roof is concreted and arched. The front and back walls are bricked, as are the stair guards and the chimney.Large trees... Continue Reading →

An Old Cellar

I passed this cellar at an old homesite many times before I noticed it. It is on a corner of an acreage, where the main paved road is intersected by a gravel road. The roof is concreted and arched. The front and back walls are bricked, as are the stair guards and the chimney. Large... Continue Reading →

Coneflower Prairie Squaredance

 Gather up ladies ! Here we go. Find your partner and dosado!  Bow to your lady. Bow to your gent.  Circle left and there he went!  Throw your chest out and hold your head high! Bow to your partner as he comes by.  With an allemande left and an allemande right.  Swing your friend in the... Continue Reading →

Coneflower Prairie Squaredance

 Gather up ladies ! Here we go. Find your partner and dosado! Bow to your lady. Bow to your gent. Circle left and there he went! Throw your chest out and hold your head high! Bow to your partner as he comes by. With an allemande left and an allemande right. Swing your friend in the warm sunlight! Gather her a bouquet,... Continue Reading →

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