Run, Forrest, run!

Today, I was a Course Monitor for the Garmin Marathon. I was up before the sun so that I could get to my spot along the race route. I enjoy being a support person – a cheerleader with a cow bell. Because who doesn’t get inspired to run faster when you hear the clanging of […]

Mistress Mary, how does your garden grow?

Mistress Mary would indeed be quite contrary after learning how my opponent voted on SB 314. He voted against the bill “because [he] saw no need to (re)create another government board.” (source) The local food and farm task force would: Identify financial opportunities, technical support and training necessary for local and specialty crop production. Identify strategies […]

Making cities prettier, or not.

SB 338 revises provisions of law pertaining to the authority of cities and nonprofit organizations to petition the district court to possess abandoned property temporarily for rehabilitation purposes. I mean, who wouldn’t want to see neglected areas of your city looking prettier? Apparently my opponent — he voted against this bill. His reasoning for voting against […]



Save Our Schools! Support Our Schools! Do you see the trend? Our schools need help…ASAP!! On this beautiful March morning, my family and I made a trip to Topeka to show how serious we are in supporting our public schools. We finished the last mile of Game On for Kansas School’s 60-mile walk to Topeka. […]

House Bill 2457

I was asked my first “tough” question today…which really wasn’t all that bad and I immediately knew my answer because I’ve been doing my homework… I was asked about my thoughts on House Bill 2457… I don’t like it! I would not support this bill because I support and believe in our Kansas public schools […]