Poet Laureate To Perform At Matfield Green Sunday

Pramila Venkateswaran, poet laureate from Suffolk County, New York, will perform a reading and host a conversation, Sunday, June 1, 1:30 p.m., at Pioneer Bluffs near Matfield Green.

“Inspiration is always within you,”  Venkateswaran said. “Writing uses resources within your reach including the richness of your  inner world, and the sensory experiences of the external world.”

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From Snakes, To Beauty Queens, To Rodeos, They’re At Kansas Heritage Photography

A farm kid who always wanted to be a science teacher, still drive a combine, handle and take pictures of snakes and became a rodeo photographer in retirement.

That’s Larry L. Miller in nutshell, or tongue-in-cheek a snakeskin if that’s more appropriate.

While broadly concisely accurate, there’s actually much more to the rest of the story about Mr. Miller, as he’s best known by his thousands of students in a 36-year Kansas teaching career .

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