The original Allen County Courthouse in Iola was a grand structure; the new one, not so much.
I thought this was a very interesting image: This really condenses a lot into a very simple graphic. All of the aspects of a place — Sociability, Uses and Activities, Comfort and Image, Access and …
I like to think this is happening in small towns across the heartland:
“The story of the small town in Kansas is not yet over. The low cost of living has attracted people from cities around the region as well as from the East and West coasts back to small-town Kansas, infusing these little enclaves with new energy.”
~ R. Todd Gabbard, Going back: the small town in life and fiction
There’s nothing too noteworthy about this concrete culvert, other than it’s age. Built in 1918, it’s now 96 years old.
Couldn’t resist the opportunity to go out and play in the snow! By bike, of course.
Some observations from a walking tour of Fort Scott, Kansas.
Some thoughts on the evolution of the WordPress blogging/CMS engine, which powers this site.
Our old barns are disappearing, far too many sitting derelict, in various stages of decay.
A tree stands alone in a winter pasture in mid-afternoon. Color inversion makes the darks light and the blues gold. Neat effect.
A quick review of the Weather One 9080 indoor/outdoor digital thermometer from La Crosse Technology.