The other Manhattan, in Kansas—at Shamrock Farm. Valeri and her Dad Roy gave their four camels their annual Spring brushing and invited Joan and I (and many others) along. These are wonderful animals with personalities as big as a pyramid. Everybody should have one.
St. Joseph Catholic Church is located within the shadow of the capitol building in downtown Topeka. The masonry and exterior were restored recently and work on the interior is underway, all led by SFS Architecture in Kansas City. One more good reason to go to Peka. Get it? To Peka?!
And I want to address the controversy now before it explodes into an embarrassing scandal: The grass you see in these photos is in fact Liberty, MO grass from the campus of William Jewell College. And from two years ago. Thought I’d fess-up because I’m sure somebody will recognize it and go apoplectic on me. Then the phone starts ringing off the hook and the next thing you know the media are tramping all over my lawn…….