Hillside Honey

Advertisements The Art of Bee-ing in Easton, KS by Peggy Bair Keeping bees happy isn’t a perfect science but it is a family endeavor for the veteran-owned Martin family. Hillside Honey Apiary is in Easton, KS, a small town nestled in Leavenworth County. Shelley and her husband Ty Martin tend about 80 hives. The farm has a myriad of custom products ranging from face creams … Continue reading Hillside Honey

Watkins C Ranch

Advertisements Outdoor Escape for Your Inner Cowboy By Peggy Bair About 10 years ago, a couple of Kansas teenagers, Michael Green and Cody Heim, bumped fists in a promise to each other for the future: that they would own a ranch and spend their lives as cowboys helping other people experience the joys of country life. In the most unlikeliest of times, that dream came … Continue reading Watkins C Ranch

The Final Ride

Advertisements By Peggy Bair This is a tribute page dedicated to Terence “Chappie” Lewis of Leavenworth, KS, whose life was taken by COVID-19 On April 20, 2020, Terri Micquel shared the news of her husband: It is with the heaviest of hearts that I must share and it hurts me deeply to say that my husband, Terence Terry Lewis passed away about 11:30pm, Sunday night, April 20, … Continue reading The Final Ride

In Tune with a Good Life

Advertisements By Peggy Bair Laura Chalk, She’s Jazz Fine Telling an introvert artist to stay at home during a pandemic is like the story of Briar Rabbit “Oh PLEASE – Don’t throw me in the briar bush!” So when Leavenworth resident Laura Chalk had to pull back on working two jobs, she quickly drew from her experience. Her deep roots in the Heartland over the … Continue reading In Tune with a Good Life

A Dotte of Happiness

Advertisements By Peggy Bair KCK Teacher Finds Inspiration in the Slow Lane The stay-at-home order for Kansas may be especially tough for the state’s extroverts. For Sarah Fahnestock Williams of Kansas City, KS, hitting the brakes in her on-the-go lifestyle has been hard. “I have always been a social butterfly. I’ve always gone out and about with friends. The biggest change for me has just … Continue reading A Dotte of Happiness