Category Archives: Kansas

Sunshine and Storm Clouds: Part II

After enjoying lunch at the Cozy Inn on Saturday, I set out to explore more of Salina, Kansas.  You can read about the first part of my day here. For a town of about 50,000 it has a TON of … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Storm Clouds: Part I

“It feels good to not set an alarm,” I told Samantha Friday night.  She smiled a knowing smile and said, “Doesn’t matter.  You have road trip brain; you’re gonna get up early anyway.”  She was right.  Since I was planning … Continue reading

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A Look Back in Southeast Kansas

Back in October of 2014, I took a little roadtrip into southeast Kansas.  I had never visited the town where my father was born and it sounded like as good a destination as any.  I was reminiscing a bit tonight … Continue reading

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Chasing Steam

On Wednesday, I left the house at seven in the morning.  Not for work, as usual…but for a day of tracking.  My friend Nic picked me up and we headed southeast.  We weren’t tracking a storm, or the historic journey … Continue reading

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Kansas City Weekend – Part I

I’m a bit of a sap.  There’s not much I enjoy more than surprising Samantha with some kind of romantic gesture.  Since 2016 marked our first Valentine’s Day as a married couple, I wanted it to be something special.  A … Continue reading

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A Kansan Detour

I didn’t plan on going anywhere last Tuesday.  It was my day off and after having worked the weekend I was eager to sleep in.  Monday night, I got home around 11:30 PM (man this new shift is still an … Continue reading

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