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To The Storytellers

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Cecilia Harris
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Cecilia Harris

While I am passionate about discovering restaurants with great-tasting food and atmosphere, fascinating attractions and fun events in Kansas, my fervent desire is sharing what I find through my writing to motivate others to explore and appreciate my home state. My goal as a freelance writer for more than 20 years has been to promote the Sunflower State through blog posts, social media, videos and feature stories on websites and in magazines, travel publications and newspapers. I also have authored two books, Historic Homes of Abilene and Abilene’s Carousel, to honor the city I’ve called home since graduating with a journalism degree from Kansas State University. Growing up in the small town of Cuba in north central Kansas, I learned size doesn’t matter – every community has something to offer visitors seeking adventure.

A Story-Worthy Adventure in North Central Kansas

Who doesn’t love a good story? The North Central region of Kansas introduces inspiring characters like former President Dwight D. Eisenhower (who loved reading history books as a boy in Abilene), “Home on the Range” poet Dr. Brewster Higley, and S.P. Dinsmoor, whose quirky cement sculptures…

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Amazing Grains

Here in the nation’s top wheat-growing state, artisans in bakeries, breweries and distilleries skillfully transform the locally sourced amber grain (as well as other grain-based ingredients) into tasty products. BREAD Bonito Michoacan Bakery, Kansas City This crowd-pleasing Mexican bakery lines its…

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Blog Post: Oz The Great and Powerful movie

Magical. I know it sounds obvious but that simply is the best word to describe the movie Oz The Great and Powerful that premiered last weekend. The new movie that is the prequel to The Wizard of Oz, a cinema masterpiece of its time, provided the perfect date night with Hubby, who grew up watching…

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