Anita Fredericks spent years resisting meditation. She'd hear friends and colleagues describe the practice's many physical and mental health benefits, and then name the reasons why it wouldn't work for her, most importantly that she quickly grew restless during her attempts to sit still and quiet her racing thoughts.
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We want to be the best parents we can be. In today’s world of plentiful parenting advice, moms feel a heavy weight of society’s expectations – from packing her child’s lunch with organic food to making sure she chooses the right career path for them as early as 3rd grade. But what do your children really need to know from their parents? Here are five definite things:
September 23, 2015|
GREAT BEND - Russell C. Combs, 57, died Sept. 22, 2015, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born Dec. 4, 1957, in Hutchinson, he was the son of Clarence "Chief" and Florence "Jean" (Berry) Combs. A resident of Great Bend, he owned and operated C&S Concessions, C&S Fireworks, C&S Tires, C&S Repo, Triple A Lockout and C&S Hotshot.
MESA, Ariz. - Jack Arnold DeWerff, 90, died Sept. 17, 2015, at his home in Mesa, Ariz. Born Nov. 16, 1924, in Ellinwood, he was the son of Hattie and John DeWerff. He was a lifelong resident of Ellinwood, before moving to Mesa, Ariz. eight years ago. On April 8, 1955, he married Loretta Tedford in Minneola. He was a farmer, rancher, and a working cowboy all of his life and also worked for the Kansas Animal Health Department for 20 years, serving livestock producers in 30 counties in southwest Kansas. He was also an accomplished rodeo team roper, with his ...
SALINA - Bruce Wayne Arnold, 62, passed away Sept. 19, 2015, at Salina Regional Health Center. Born on Jan. 27, 1953, in Wichita, he was the son of the late Shirley Gene (Arnold) Long. He was the husband of Claudia R. (Helm) Arnold. He worked as an over the road truck driver for many years.
RANSOM - Donna Mae Rolo, 80, passed away on Sept. 21, 2015, at her home in Ransom. Born on Oct. 12, 1934, in Fairmont, Neb. she was the daughter of Ruben and Rose (Ackerman) Sell. On Nov. 17, 1955, she married Wilbur "Willie" Rolo in Sutton, Neb. He preceded her in death on Feb. 22, 1975. Donna and Willie moved from Hanston to Ness City in 1972, where they raised their nine children. Donna moved to Ransom in 2014. She was a homemaker and cook at the Derrick Inn Restaurant. She was the No. 1 fan of the Kansas City Royals ...
Area children didn't have to travel far on Wednesday for a field trip to a national treasure. The Kansas Wetlands Education Center on K-156 overlooks Cheyenne Bottoms, the largest inland marsh in the United States and a Ramsar-designated Wetland of International Importance.