Embedded Player On Oct. 11, 2001, more than 5,000 Kansans took part in a project called "A Day in My Community." Residents kept a diary for a single day, to leave a historical record of their lives at the beginning of the millennium. In the second part of the Prairie Diaries series, high school student Amber Peterman reflects on growing up in a small town and dreams about her future, perhaps as a writer. Read her diary and others in the series.