Tag Archives: Kansas

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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My Route 66 Awakening

I started a new role at my workplace last week.  It was the first time in a long time that I’d moved to a different office and worked with a completely new group of people; as such, they didn’t know anything … 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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Sharing my Route 66 World

Saturday was a special day!  Not only did I get to take a drive, not only did Samantha join me, but I was able to start introducing her to some of my Route 66 family!  Over the last six months, I’ve … Continue reading

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33 on 66

On Monday, my 33rd birthday, I had only one ‘Big Plan’.  I was going to eat lunch at my favorite barbeque place in town:  Burn Co.  For those unfamiliar with this establishment, it’s an extremely popular local restaurant that smokes … Continue reading

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