A drive around Kansas is what I did yesterday, Saturday. Headed out to Jetmore Kansas. Never actually made it to Jetmore – didn’t judge the distances but along the way saw things to photograph.
Well actually only to Blurb.com. This is the first iteration – have to make the book physically smaller because of the cost and also work on the text.
Battle Canyon in Scott County, Kansas was the site of the Battle of Punished Woman’s Fork, the last encounter between Native Americans and United States Troops in the State of Kansas. The Northern Cheyenne under the leadership of Chief Dull Knife and Little Wolf were trying to return to their former home in the north afterContinue reading “Battle of Punished Women Fork”
I’ve spoken about Kendall before. It has a nice little cemetery sitting on a hill above the town. It is also where highway 50 intersects with the time change – Central time to Mountain Time. Way in the back of the cemetery there is a plain white cross to mark the site of the countiesContinue reading “Kendall Kansas”
Well more like get into Dodge City, KS – the town sells itself on it’s history of the old west – was the town that Gunsmoke was set in. They have Boot Hill, etc. I actually didn’t do that today. Went there for coffee and looked around. As Vicki and I have been on aContinue reading “Get out of Dodge”
Now that I’m back in Kansas I have some more adventures to share. First full day where I didn’t have to work so I went exploring. Went to Greensburg , Kansas. Prior to 2007 it had one claim to fame – site of the world’s largest hand dug well. In the 1800’s in order toContinue reading “Back in the Saddle Again”
There’s a battle for you soul out on the highway. Some signs want you to follow Jesus and other signs tell you to go to exit 88a for Porn. I just look straight ahead.
We’re traveling to KY for the Bourbon and Bluegrass Airstream Festival but before we get there we are traversing the plains.