Everything's Coming Up Roses
The combination decorative arts studios/bed and breakfast facility owned and operated by Harold and Mary Jo Leisure has put Pleasanton on the international map.
By Mary and Bert Cohen, photos by Paul Beaver

Lindsborg's Messiah Festival
In one of the oldest traditions in Kansas, singers and musicians from across the state gather inthe Swedish community of Lindsborg to perform Bach's "passion of Our Lord According to St. Matthew" and Handel's Messiah."
By Jean Kozubowski

A Mother's Day Garden Tour
The biennial Corrine Miller Memorial Garden Tour offers an opportunity to enjoy some of Lawrence's more interesting private gardens.
By Janet Majure

A Taste of Europe
Seeking a better life for their family, Shandor and Evi Frenssen left successful culinary careers in California to open a restaurant in Medicine Lodge's 110-year-old Grand Hotel.
By Kellie Thompkins, photos by Jim Bertoglio

On the Wild Side
Hunters appreciate Fred and Sandy Rohrer who work hard to make sure the game birds raised on their 240-acre farm in Donipjan County retain their wild characteristics.
By Mary C. Winder, photos by Michael Watkins

Southern Comforts
Lois Hermann of Hutchinson considers herself one of "Gone With the Wind's" biggest fans.
By Kara Woodham Lynch, photos by Kip Chinn

Where the Buffalo Still Roam
The American bison, popularly known as the buffalo, generates excitement among ranchers and visitors, in north central Kansas.
By Linda Chubbuck Johnson

Setting the Stage in Style
Abilene's Plaza Theatre has been a part of the community since the 1870's.
By Jeri Clouston, photos by Paul Beaver

How S'Wheat It Is
Cimarron farmers Dave and Shirley Voran have been manufacturing and marketing delicious wheat snacks since 1986.
By Rob Welch

The Biggest of Barns
Tiny Woodston in Rooks County boasts one of the most impressive barns in Kansas.
By Andrea Glenn and Joan Istas

A Labor of Love
Mary Ellen McKee of Salina designs and creates elegant christening gowns destined to become heirlooms for future generations.
By Jeri Clouston, photos by David Clouston

Volume 50, Issue 1
Andrea Glenn, editor
On the cover: Rushing Spring at Overland Park Arboretum by Craig Thompson