Category Archives: Residents

Color me happy

Pat Bird, 90, uses her artwork and expressive use of color to brighten the lives of others. Her latest creation, a 24-inch by 48-inch painting of a butterfly called “Tranquility,” was inspired by the darkness she has seen in day-to-day life.

Pat Bird’s approach to brightening daily life

For as long as she can remember, Pat Bird has always been drawn to bright colors. When her husband, Norman, once asked her why she chose such a brightly colored wardrobe, her answer was simple.

“It makes READ MORE

A broadcast icon

Jean Lasater Honnold looks back on her time as a broadcaster for 1370 KGNO radio in Dodge City.

Jean Lasater Honnold looks back on her time as a broadcaster for 1370 KGNO radio in Dodge City.

Jean Lasater Honnold was a favorite host on the Dodge City airwaves

March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate women who blazed their own trail. This month, we’re sharing the story of a Manor of the Plains resident who told the stories READ MORE

Art is Ageless® call for entries underway

Residents look on as Kurt Lampe presents the 2017 AIA awards.

Dee Maurer, from Ensign Kansas, pictured with her 1st. place entry, “Madonna” entered in the Sculpture /3-D professional category.

Manor of the Plains has issued a call for entries for the Art is Ageless® juried exhibit to be held March 8 to 14. Entries of artistic works will be accepted from any area artist who is 65 years of age or older to exhibit and/or compete READ MORE