Early Autumn on Konza Prairie

I was out on the Konza Prairie the other afternoon and it was just about the prettiest that I have seen it.  The grasses are starting to put on their autumn colors – subtle shades of golds, oranges, reds and purple – before they turn brown for the winter. It is delightful to walk on the trails and hear little besides the wind blowing through the grasses, the songbirds and crickets, and the crunch of one’s own footsteps. In some places, the grasses are tall enough that I could extend my arms almost straight out from my sides and touch them with my fingertips as I passed by.

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Beautiful Kansas

A  certain organization has recently published a poll in which Kansas was voted the least scenic state in the Union, prompting the Kansas Tourism Division to request assistance in dispelling this claim. Here is a photo that I took one morning shortly after sunrise.  I hope that you enjoy the beautiful Kansas scenery! Have a lovely day!
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