Monthly Archives: January 2011

All I know about Kansas I learned in the 4th grade

Tomorrow is Kansas Day, the day Kansas entered the union. This year’s Kansas Day is especially notable because it’s the 150th anniversary of statehood. The fourth-graders in De Soto have been studying Kansas history since the semester began and started … Continue reading

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This school is super Cool

DHS was selected by KCTV5 as one of their “Cool Schools” for the KC Metro area because of their excellence in non-athletic areas and their student participation in activities. The segment aired live on the 5 o’clock news this morning, … Continue reading

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Room for improvement

DHS finally had another home basketball game this week so I got to practice again. It’s been difficult, on many fronts, to handle this school’s basketball season because they play less than half their games at home and I just … Continue reading

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Protected: Gone, but not forgotten

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Family time is fun time

Our late family Christmas was a lot of fun. We played my niece’s new game, baked cookies and about a million other things.

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Grandpa never stood a chance

I spent part of the weekend at my dad’s house in southwestern Missouri for a belated family Christmas. Now my dad, my sisters and I all grew up on farms and my oldest sister’s kids are too, my other niece … Continue reading

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With a new year comes a new life together

As I’ve mentioned, I went to Chicago over the weekend to attend Seth and Sarah’s New Year’s Day wedding. The weekend was wonderful, the wedding was beautiful and the love of my dear friends is something incredibly special. I snapped … Continue reading

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