Welcome to Colorful Colorado
Outside Towner, Colorada
Yes!!! After 10 months, 6 states and 1200 miles on the road, mule Polly and I crossed into Colorado. That’s enough to make a man dance a jig on his mule wagon. Now another oral story straight from the mule wagon…
East of Nicodemus, Kansas
How did the Kansas weather affect race relations in the post-Jim Crow community of Nicodemus, Kansas? And just how did that town get its name? Click here for the oral story straight from the mule wagon…
Dugout: aka “smoking hole”
(Kansas State Historical Society Photo)
“9 MONTHS OF SUMMER” the hand bills promised the freed slaves during the Reconstruction Period. All they had to do was travel west to stake their claim. When they showed up, they found smoking holes. Click here for the fascinating story of Nicodemus, Kansas….
Serpent life at the bottom of the Lost Sea
Outside Phillipsburg, Kansas
This week, from the base of Lone Butte in Logan County, Kansas, I speak with DG Martin, host of “Who’s Talking”. The program airs Thursday, October 30 2008. Click here to go to the Appearances page where you’ll find air times….
If you missed the radio show, or live outside DG’s Chapel Hill, NC broadcast area, click here to get a podcast of the visit…
South of Logan, Kansas
Boo! This Halloween, straight from the Lost Sea Expedition mule wagon, we’re bringing you a mummified creature, an abandoned school house, and a guy named Dave. Click here to listen to a spooky Great Plains mummy story….
Did you miss DG Martin and I visiting on the bottom of the Lost Sea? Then download the podcast. Click on the link below to get to DG Martin’s podcasts. Then search “Harberts”.
Step 1: Uncoil snake
Hungry? Then click here to listen to Marvin Pfannenstiel fry up a Kansas rattler…
This week on RiverEarth.com, Kansas fence builder Terry Gottschalk explains two-wire Angus cattle, car crash lawyers and fossil-embedded fenceposts. Confused? Click here to listen why you should consider five-strand fence in this country….
Skull of a 17-foot roadblock
Traveling across the Great Plains, various reptiles like snakes and tortoises have held up progress. But a 17-foot turtle….?
Other times, mule Polly and I linger by choice in communities that catch our fancy. To visit a few of the ones we’ve spoken in, click here to go to the Appearances page….