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Seeking the Stars

Praise him, sun and moon! Praise him, all you shining stars! (Psalms 148:3 WEB)

As a little child I often sat in the backyard and stared at the stars.

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Our Summer Months

Our Vienna summer has gotten off to a great start. Mendy’s long-awaited arrival finally came in mid-May, and soon after that, Dale and Vicki Hawley joined us for a few days. 1,382 more words


Furlough?! Oh no!!

The third week of my internship, was a busy week full of anxiety among my co-workers and I due to Governor of Kansas, Sam Brownback, and his warnings about going into “furlough.” As I understood it, if the State of Kansas was to go into furlough that would mean that many non-essential state workers would not be able to get paid. 188 more words


Kansas state workers begin receiving furlough notices

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas agencies began sending furlough notices Friday to 24,000 nonessential state employees as legislators remained deadlocked over how to balance the budget and avert a partial government shutdown. 534 more words


One of missing inmates back in police custody; Goings still missing

An inmate that went missing is finally back in police custody.

Officials found and arrested Laumaka Work Furlough Center inmate Michael Salas Tuesday night in Nanakuli. 84 more words


Kansas agencies working on furlough contingency plans

WICHITA, Kansas – As the possibility of furloughs for non-essential state workers inches closer to becoming a reality, KSN wanted to know which positions the state considers unnecessary. 199 more words


Common Ground and Gratitude

I am not a stranger to grief. In fact, I feel like it’s a regular part of life for a transient overseas worker like me. So as our third furlough wraps up, the cycle of grieving has begun. 493 more words