This week's column: 08-19-2016 Pizza and pétanque


1st-Place Award 2016!


Past columns:

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Welcome!

After having written a weekly column called "Snapshots" for The Riley (Kansas) Countian newspaper for more than eight years, early in 2010 I began publishing its successor, "Kansas Snapshots," online.

The purpose of my column is three-fold:

1) to share personal stories that have a universal message,

2) to provide a mini-family history for my children and other family members and

3) to refine the craft that I expect my journalism and mass communications students to practice.

The Website will be a work in progress with the emphasis placed on the content of the columns and not on Web design. All columns, whether written for the Web or for the newspaper, are available online and are organized by year of publication. The index for any year may be reached by selecting the corresponding year in the "Past columns" links above.

I will post a new column every Friday. If you'd like a reminder when a new column is online, e-mail me at gloria@kansassnapshots.com and put "subscribe" in the subject line. If you wish to leave a comment or make a suggestion, e-mail me at the same address.

I hope you enjoy "Kansas Snapshots."

Gloria


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