Sons of Kansas

‘Cause I’m a Jay, Jay, Jay, Jay, Jayhawk, Up at Lawrence on the Kaw — ‘Cause I’m a Jay, Jay, Jay, Jay, Jayhawk, With a sis-boom, hip hoorah, Got a bill that’s big enough To twist a Tiger’s tail, Rope some ‘Horns and listen To the Red Raiders wail – ‘Cause I’m a Jay, Jay, Jay, Jay, Jayhawk, Riding on a Kansas gale. Kansas is a great place to be from. I say that without irony, without remorse, without regret. … Continue reading

Kansas: Land of Ahs

Glinda: Come out, come out, wherever you are and meet the young lady, who fell from a star. She fell from the sky, she fell very far and Kansas, she says, is the name of the star. Munchkins: Kansas, she says, is the name of the star. * * * Ahhhhhhhh! Kansas! Who can resist the serenity of the open space, the allure of the rolling prairie, the hopefulness of the endless horizon, the potential for twisters and thunderstorms … … Continue reading