Tag: Independence Kansas
November 6, 2021
Independence, Kansas is where she called home. Her habitat was an island with a castle, this much was known.Miss Able is a rhesus monkey born in Independence, Kansas in 1957. She lived in the zoo in a small stone castle called Monkey Island. This story is based on truth.
Click on the book cover to … More “The first monkey in space – a true story – and a children’s book that made me cry.”
June 16, 2020
Last week I came across a calendar I had designed for 2015. To tell the truth, I had completely forgotten about the calendar. The pictures and the words lifted my spirit at this time of injustice, loss, death, and despair sweeping across the country. The following photos and words are from different months of that … More “Red Rocking in New Mexico”
April 9, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • I spent a morning with Staci. • Staci heard the audible voice of God. • The memorial service. • The white feathers.
Staci was my step-daughter. I have known her for 30 years. She passed away last Sunday on April 1 – Easter Sunday — which was resurrection day.
October 31, 2015
WHAT’S IN THIS ARTICLE? • The Neewollah festival. • Results of the pageant…..two young ladies (one is my g-daughter). • Why I admire these two young ladies.
THE NEEWOLLAH FESTIVAL. Independence is a small town in southeast Kansas, not far from Bartlesville in Oklahoma. Only about 10,000 people. Surrounded by a vibrant farming community: corn, … More “The Queen Neewollah pageant……Kara and Kennedy”
February 5, 2015
A Heart Warming Story of Hope – This is a modern-day story about a pre-teenage boy who never knew his father, and whose mother was a drug addict. When she was incarcerated, the boy lived with his grandmother. But then she died. The complete story, which takes place in Independence, Kansas, is an inspiring tale … More “A Heart-Warming Story of Hope + a God Intervention”
December 26, 2012
This is a story about a BIG Miracle that happened recently in a SMALL town. On a Sunday afternoon, a second grade student celebrated her birthday by having a swimming party at the local Youth Center. Fourteen students from the class came to celebrate and have a good time.
During the swimming and splashing and … More “Big Miracle for Small Town”