Last week, inspired by Anne Bogel’s “What Should I Read Next?” podcast, I shared some titles suggested by local teachers and others for what parents should read next – books that could aid their parenting, illuminate teaching practices or just help them better connect with their kids.
My husband and I and a few friends were having drinks on the patio of a local watering hole one recent afternoon, enjoying a spring breeze just days before it decided to betray us all and burn parts of Kansas to a crisp.
I’ve never been what my friend Tammy would would call a “black-belt shopper” – a phrase she accurately and deservedly uses to describe herself – but I decided to brave last week’s Dillard’s sale anyway.
Over the years, game time at our house has become an individualized affair – my son playing League of Legends on his laptop, my daughter on her phone or iPod, me on the couch playing Crossy Road or doing my daily Lumosity workout, and my husband scanning eBay.
Search crews left Gypsum Creek shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday after looking for almost 14 hours that day for an 11-year-old boy who was swept away by high waters Friday evening. Scott Brown, battalion chief of the Wichita Fire Department, said crews would resume the search Sunday at 7 a.m.
Rescuers searched nearly 14 hours for missing boy in creek
What the Wichita Eagle press meant to those who knew it best
Eagle reporter recaps search efforts to find 11-year-old boy in Gypsum Creek
Highlights and interviews from 2016 state track and field meet