Butterflies. Kyra Mills, 2020, watercolor.
This site would be a whole lot bleaker/blander without the colorful paintings my friend Kyra Mills occasionally shares with me.
Here in the Midwest, our memory of Summery things can fade quickly, so dose yourself up with some butterflies!
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Patrick Rhone, “Maybe what we need most is to have our minds blown.”
You seen any chickens?
On the way home from rowing practice this morning I came across a pair of foxes. They wouldn’t stand together for a photo, but they seemed to be having a good time.
KU Crew dock. Burcham Park, Lawrence KS. My office.
On a recent Facebook post, one of my friends made the comment “Crew coaches have the nicest offices.”
Here’s what mine looked like at 6 am this morning. It was 21º but you can’t ignore water like that. We launched …
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Kansas River at Dawn, Lawrence, KS 2020-11-11.
It’s cold and my launch engine has stalled. Somewhere up ahead in the mist are a pair of women scullers and an eight of men rowing a day into motion.
“Which way did they go? I must find them. I …
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In the battle for the recliner, there can be only one victor.
Venn the cat dominates the household food chain.
Day 4 of prep for this year’s holiday challenge. Ramping up the mileage for a tough attempt. Last year I rowed to beat the Concept 2 200,000 meter challenge for the days between Thanksgiving and Christmas. This year, I have …
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Fox News hosts suggesting that he should “resign with grace” is just a bit much isn’t it?
It’s a bit much from a network where they keep that word in a box marked “Break glass in case of emergency.”
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I was just extremely early for my Thursday doctor’s appointment. I guess I’ll hit the voting line a bit earlier than I thought.