Tag Archives: Kansas

November Novel Noteables

I spent a couple of hours last Saturday volunteering at my local library. You can find me most Saturday afternoons helping out behind the front desk.  About halfway through my scheduled shift, I realized that the stack end cap across … Continue reading

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Double Timing It: Walk Across Kansas and Up the Coast of California Simultaneously

At the beginning of April, I embarked on two (2) virtual walks.  The first is sponsored by my employer and is called “The Big 1” and described as “The Big 1 takes you on a coastal voyage from Laguna Beach … Continue reading

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Kansas Transportation: Throwback Thursday

http://kansastransportation.blogspot.com/2014/03/throwback-thursday.html?m=1 O my goodness!  I remember this storm (I was eight). The flag pole in our front yard was bent over 90 degrees to the ground but did not break or pull out of the base. My dad’s amateur radio … Continue reading

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One of the best places in the world to watch a sunset? Kansas – KansasCity.com

http://www.kansascity.com/2014/02/19/4834360/one-of-the-best-places-in-the.html I knew this already.  And I highly recommend the Flint Hills. They are stunning. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Article: See why Kansas is a scenic bonanza

See why Kansas is a scenic bonanza http://www.kansascity.com/2013/08/27/4440748/see-why-kansas-is-a-scenic-bonanza.html I live in Kansas. This is preaching to the choir. The Flint Hills are a personal favorite.

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The I’s Have It

For my twenty-eight posting in my ‘Thirty Days of Thankfulness‘ blog series, I am extremely thankful for the Interstate Highway System championed by the only President hailing from Kansas (albeit as a transplant from Texas): Dwight D. Eisenhower.  Thanks to … Continue reading

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The Last Roll of Kodachrome—Frame By Frame! Culture: vanityfair.com

A sad day to all of us old-school shutterbugs.  And my home state seals the end of a photographic era. The Last Roll of Kodachrome—Frame By Frame! Culture: vanityfair.com.

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Happy 150th Kansas!

My home state turned 150 today.  I live within three miles of the First City in Kansas, also known as Leavenworth, and within ten miles of Fort Leavenworth, first established in 1827.  Except for a dozen years spent in the … Continue reading

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Recovering from Our Mad Dash North Yesterday

We cut short or trip to Texas, visiting our kids in Plano and Denton, due to forecast inclement winter weather for today (Sunday).  We crossed into the Flint Hills at 5:15 pm on I-35 northbound yesterday and reached the Matfield … Continue reading

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