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How Not To Speak Spanish

This summer, my entire way of looking at the world is shifting. I’m studying Spanish. The course I’m taking through Johnson County Community College is intense and leaves little room for thinking about anything else, whether in Spanish or English. The issue is, because I studied German when I was in college, my brain is [...]

Posted in Jeremy Gulley,Opinion | Read More »

Ghosts of the St. James Hotel

Little did I realize when I arrived at Philmont Scout Ranch in 1967, but just a few short miles away in Cimarron, N.M., stood a spirited hotel. Not exactly like the Stanley Hotel used in The Shining, but haunted, very haunted “they say” in its own way. Our Gray Lines (the actual company name) bus [...]

Posted in Kevin Gray,Opinion | Read More »

Respect Ba Boom Boom Boom

“Lollipop, lollipop, oh lolly, lolly, hey why did you turn that off?” Asher demanded as we entered the Marais des Cygnes Massacre Historical Site. “I turned it off because the sign reads to be respectful,” I told him. Like the Alamo, the Marais des Cygnes Massacre site is a place where people actually died. Unlike [...]

Posted in Beth Gulley,Opinion | Read More »