Burton Ride Service Delivers (For Me)

by Kevin Burton    The following is a product/service review for the Burton Ride Service, located in South Central Kansas.    The service was formally established in 2012. Terms and conditions for this service are written between the lines of a 2012 marriage license obtained in Sedgwick County, Kansas.    This review is written and …

Murder She Wrote: Author Under Arrest

by Faith Karini, Andi Babineau and Sara Finch, CNN    Kouri Richins’ husband was found dead at the foot of their bed last March.    She’d just closed on a house for her business, she told investigators at the time. Around 9 p.m., she brought her husband, Eric Richins, a celebratory Moscow Mule cocktail in …

Take Care Of Mom As She Took Care of You

by Kevin Burton    From the cross, the most difficult circumstance imaginable, Jesus took care of His earthly mother.    He knew He was ending his earthly walk and He was telling the disciple John to meet her needs.    “So when Jesus saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing nearby, He said …

Cleaning Tips From Experts Better Than I

by Kevin Burton    Those of you who have turned to Page 7 for cleaning tips have been disappointed for the first (almost) three years. Sorry.    It’s not that I lack expertise in this area.  I know cleaning. Just ask my wife. It’s safe to say she is amazed at my eagerness to clean, …

Oh Baby! Life Begins At Costco

by Kevin Burton    Is there more to Costco than meets the eye?    From UPI March 30, came a story about a Michigan couple who didn’t quite make it to the hospital when their baby was due.    “Emergency responders in Michigan said an impatient baby refused to wait for the hospital and ended …

Giving The Gifts Of Love And Devotion

by Kevin Burton    The best jokes around our house don’t start with “knock knock” or “a guy walks into a bar.” They start with “what do you want for..”    On our calendar we have spaced birthdays, Christmas, and our anniversary so that at all times there is some kind of gifting occasion on …

Board Game Beatdown South Dakota Style

by Kevin Burton    My wife and I loved our South Dakota-Nebraska vacation last fall.  We really didn’t want to come home.    On the way home I kept a Nebraska station on the car radio well past the point where we could actually hear it well enough to recognize a song.     “Hey, if …

Welcome (Not Welcome!) To Kevin’s Ark

by Kevin Burton    Our home Bible study has left Genesis for now and gone to Esther. But before we get too far from Noah and the ark, a few more stray thoughts.    Or should I say “astray thoughts?” Thoughts that show I have gone astray, at least in the moment.    I wrote …

Don’t Miss The Moments Life Brings You

by Kevin Burton    Somewhere between the art of science and the science of art, I dropped the ball and missed a moment.     The girls were up from Oklahoma between Christmas and New Years Eve. The girls are our now-ten-year-old granddaughter on my wife’s side and her five-year-old step sister by living arrangement, not …

Sweet Dreams And Super Bowl Victory For KC

by Kevin Burton    My wife Jeannette got the news late: the Kansas City Chiefs are Super Bowl champions!    She got the news late because she left the game in the second quarter and headed to bed. Her work starts very early and so bedtime comes early too, Super Bowl or not.    She …