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Quivira in Verse By Jeanne Jones

News Flash (with sincere apologies. . .) There’s just no doubt our dog is smart, His IQ must be off the chart. By simply watching from afar, He learned to fetch our KC Star! But even genius has its lapses, Misfires in the brain’s synapses. From time to time, when he retrieves He oversteps (overachieves?). [...]

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These six candidates are running for three spots on the Q. Inc. Board of Directors

These six candidates are running for three spots on the Q. Inc. Board of Directors

Mary Linda Boling Having lived at Lake Quivira since 1996, I have had some time to reflect on what would make a good board member. Good listening and communication skills: I think it is important for board members to make an effort to hear what the community is saying on all issues. It’s also important [...]

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Drawing Bored by Bob Lee

Drawing Bored by Bob Lee

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Growing up at Lake Quivira (Lake Quivira history by Eric Johnson)

Growing up at Lake Quivira (Lake Quivira history by Eric Johnson)

Key words: Karen Ragsdale, Duane Everhard, 428 Navajo West, Dottie Thatch, Debbie Thatch, Greg Thatch, 496 Lakeshore West, Beulah Wilkerson, Melanie Burnham, Leslie Betton, Edie Turner, Sally Johnson, Lynn Rowan, Jane Owre, Karen Ragsdale Knowles

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Welcome! by Aline Zimmer

Welcome! by Aline Zimmer

Thomas and Marylyn Owens, Golf Members Tom first encountered Lake Quivira attending parties in the woods when he was a teen. Marylyn’s connection is through her daughter, Jen Vogel, who with husband Lance is a member. Since Tom and Marylyn are avid golfers they decided it was finally time to join the club. Marylyn formerly [...]

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Members: Earn $ credit $ by signing up new Country Club member or group

Members: Earn $ credit $ by signing up new Country Club member or group

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What’s included in the proposed $450,000 revamp of Holes #2 and #3?

What’s included in the proposed $450,000 revamp of Holes #2 and #3?

By Dawn Gabel The proposed improvements to the golf course holes, numbers 2 and 3, have been a topic at the recent informational meetings, but there still may be questions for clarification on the improvements. In an attempt to address the need for understanding the issues, the following information, provided by Tom Aikmus, Golf Pro [...]

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Carol Wagoner Cook – Obituary

The family of Carol Wagoner Cook is saddened to announce her passing January 29, 2015, after suffering a sudden stroke at the age of 75. A memorial service was held on February 4 in Tucson, AZ, where she and her husband Gary lived for the last thirteen years. Friends and family in the Kansas City [...]

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Quivira Marketplace – March 2015

2004 BOSTON WHALER 13 SPORT: 1 owner, overall good condition, tripod stainless steel ski pylon, Yamaha 3 cylinder. Includes factory trailer, lights all work, Bimini top. $8000. Jeff, 913-208-0109 or 913-208-8971. 3/15 BOATS FOR SALE:1997 Hobie Wave sailboat, 14 ft with trailor. $1500 as is. 1971 Boston Whaler, 11 ft. Best offer. Contact Bridget at [...]

Quivira at a Crossroads (Letter to the Editor)

By Larry Meeker I read last month’s President’s Report with great interest and confess I’m the member who “backslapped” the 2008 McGladrey Report. Let me put my backslapping in context. Reading the President’s Report in the February Quiviran, it sounds like we’re at “The ‘T’ in the Road” of crisis and “mediocrity,” and it all [...]

New ideas for Golf Committee, Pro Shop and Half-way House (Letter to the Editor)

By Bruce Braun I made provocative recommendations during the February 24 Board meeting in response to the February 22 Town Hall Meeting, during which many of us learned of a $450,000 golf course capital improvement project proposed by the Golf Committee, but yet to be supported by the Board of Directors. The Golf Committee chairman [...]

The ‘good fortune’ of discovering Lake Quivira (Letter to the Editor)

By Chuck White We discovered and moved into Lake Quivira in 1987. Even our little Yorkie fell in love with the location and adapted very quickly. We were already empty nesters with our youngest attending Baker University. It took about eighteen months for us to find time to get into many activities. We have since [...]

Editorial

Editorial: Here’s how you can weigh in on any of this month’s Letters to the Editor—or other articles or topics affecting Quivirans. 1. Write your own Letter to the Editor and send it to Quiviran@kc.rr.com. I’ll post it on the Quiviran.com website as soon as I receive it. 2. Go to Quiviran.com to respond to [...]

The Power of Community (Letter to the Editor)

The Power of Community (Letter to the Editor)

By Tray and Lisa Vedock, Claire, Grace, Sophie and Olivia Our family moved permanently to Lake Quivira this past summer after falling in love with the lake and the community the previous year as off-lake members. Having both grown up in small towns in Kansas, Lake Quivira fulfills the craving we have for the quaintness, [...]

Kudos to ‘young’ people seeking Board positions (Letter to the Editor)

Dear Quiviran Editor and Our Lake Quivira Friends, Some of us “old fogies” bemoan the fact that “young” people are not involved in the LQ community as a whole. Well, bravo, bravo. . . some new “young” people have stepped up to get involved by running for the LQ Board of Directors. Let’s not let [...]

‘Transparency and discourse are the cornerstones of our community’ (Letter to the Editor)

By Ernie Block It takes a unique talent to separate a personal point of view from the responsibilities of their position. We should all be grateful for Leanna Walters, editor of The Quiviran and dog wrangler, for maintaining the fairness required by journalism’s code of ethics. I trust she will continue the impartiality and accept [...]

Correction to February 2015 print issue

Correction: Corrections: On page 2 of the February 2015 issue, Adam Goscha’s name was misspelled. Adam is Q Inc.’s horticulturist.