Which is it? Landscape gardening or landscape architecture? And, what is its nature? During the Gilded Age (1870-1898), critic Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer (1851-1934) and others debated these and related questions. Judith K. Major’s biography of Van Rensselaer tells her life’s story, discusses
Keith Mabbut is a British writer and a nice guy in his mid-50s whose wife, Krystyna, wants a divorce because she has found a more satisfying relationship with another man. They have two adult children whose childhoods he missed out on and whom he
She was not a recognized personality nor was she a Revolutionary War figure. She was not wealthy, nor was she well educated. There are no surviving paintings of her, and many details of her life are relatively sketchy. In fact, hers was an ordinary
Reinforcements have arrived. The vertically challenged days are behind the Kansas State women’s basketball team with the arrival of three new posts this season, all of which are the tallest players the Wildcats have had on their roster in almost nine years. K-State finished
It is interesting that all states have decided to oppose radical Islam and have taken similar actions to control it. Almost all governments around the world feel threatened by it. Despite their many differences this is true both of Russia and — believe or not — Egypt.
Ron Wilson Contributing writer The overnight guest wrote a note in the guest book. That’s not so unusual, but this note was written in Spanish. Of course, that is understandable, since this guest came from Argentina. Today we’ll meet a woman who
The food stamps have been replaced by Electronic Benefit Transfer cards that ended checkout lane shame, supposedly, and helped users buy virtually everything else in the store non-welfare recipients enjoy. Fast, private, plastic. Pretty nifty. But wait. There’s more. The EBT magic failed to
The CivicPlus marketing team added Leslie Keister to the team as the marketing campaign coordinator. With her extensive experience in the field as marketing manager from companies such as Time Warner Cable, and Social Security Solutions, she will be a great fit for the company.
Over the course of a tough opening stretch of the Big 12 season that saw the Kansas State volleyball team match up against four of the conference’s top-five teams, head coach Suzie Fritz has tried desperately to find a combination that would facilitate offensive balance
Kansas State has approached this bye week with cautious optimism, a feeling that mistakes that have plagued the Wildcats much of the season are finally getting corrected. Even with a more positive outlook on life, the Wildcats are still in an uncomfortable position — owning a 2
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