Do you remember your favorite stories from your childhood? The stories that would grab your attention and hold on forever in your memory? In 1955, a unique discovery was made in rural Kansas. For years this discovery would be the source of a story told over and over by a grandpa to his grandson. And because of this story, an adventurous bond would be created between them forever. In February 2023, Kansas legislation passed for this dinosaur to be the state land fossil.
Celebrating the Cross The Sanctuary Crosses of Marian SyWassink Vavra
In 2016, Marian published her book Celebrating the Cross: The Sanctuary Crosses of Marian SyWassink Vavra. Woven into this colorful, photograph-filled book are the stories behind and inspirations for the design of nine masterpiece straw crosses, as well as the prayer written on the back of each. In addition to providing detailed instructions for crosses or companion projects, experienced wheat artist Marian SyWassink Vavra explains the specific techniques needed to complete the artwork. The book is also a comprehensive how-to, technique filled book with instructions and illustrations so others can recreate her art and make their own.
Book size is 8.5" x 11" (21.59 x 27.94 cm) and is 134 pages .