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Living with Loss

Part One

A snowstorm swept across the window of my mother’s room in the Good Samaritan, a nice room and well tended. Mother had chosen the bed closest to the window so she could watch the storms and the wind and the trains that passed at the bottom of the gentle slope beyond the fence where a plowed field lay. 2,005 more words

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Where's Home

When someone asks me where I’m from, my stock answer “Tell me a year and I’ll tell you where I was,” works pretty well. In this case, the prompt was very specific: describe the house you lived in when you were twelve. 1,269 more words

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Writing 101 Day 4: Living with Loss

A snowstorm swept across the window of my mother’s room in the Good Samaritan, a nice room and well tended. Mother had chosen the bed closest to the window so she could watch the storms and the wind and the trains that passed at the bottom of the gentle slope beyond the fence where a plowed field lay. 450 more words

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The Buzz

Wheat Films, FFA and Record Land Prices

You’re going to be hearing a bit about wheat harvest-related movies in the next few weeks. That’s because next week, InSpirit Creative premieres the movie, “Harvesting the High Plains” in Colby and Wichita; meanwhile, a separate project called “The Great American Wheat Harvest” has… 601 more words

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The Buzz

The Board of Trade, Paper from Straw and Honoring Dr. Gill. Plus, a Rooks County land sale.

More than 155 years after it began, the days could be numbered for the Kansas City Board of Trade – the world’s epicenter for Hard Red Wheat price discovery. 723 more words

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The Buzz:

Honoring Joe, a sad wheat harvest in Yates Center, and eye-opening land prices in north central Kansas.

Wheat farmers attending the Kansas Wheat Day in Hays this week were able to bid farewell to Joe Martin, the retired longtime wheat breeder at K-State’s ARC in Hays. 549 more words

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The Buzz: wheat woes in Argentina; a nuclear approach to GM crops and Cheyenne County land.

There’s no doubt that the U.S. has plenty of competition when it comes to growing wheat: Australia, Canada, the former Soviet Union all grows prolific quantities of the world’s most consumed cereal grain. 701 more words

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