Category Kansas

West Coast Spring 2018 – KC and Shelbyville

August 13 – 15 With a long day ahead of us to get to Kansas City that Monday morning we were up and out of the house early.  For the next few days we would be dogged by heavy rain making for often less than ideal driving conditions on the I-70, often slowing to 40 […]

West Coast Spring 2018 – Santa Fe, Part One

May 29 – June 1 With a seven-hour drive ahead of us we got on the road early, walking out the door with Bev as she left for work.  We’d be splitting the 11-hour drive to Santa Fe into two stages, doing the lion’s share today with an overnight in Dalhart, Texas giving us a […]

West Coast Spring 2018 – Kansas

May 24 – 28 With just a four-hour drive ahead of us (one goal for this trip was to minimize big mileage drives) we broke camp in a leisurely fashion and made the drive into Colony, Kansas for a long-anticipated visit with Bev and her husband Bill on their spread out in the country.  It […]

West Coast Tour 2016 – Kansas, Part Two

Timeline: October 19-24 We spent Friday night, a cool crisp evening, sitting around Bill and Bev’s fire ring, enjoying the flames, the sun setting in the west as we prepared for our adventure the next day, a trip up to Kansas City to spend some time with our Nephew Dillon. After breakfast the next morning […]

West Coast Tour 2016 – Kansas, Part One

Timeline: October 19-22 We broke camp and set out around 10:00 am enabling us to make a stop at the Pueblo site we’d visited two days earlier so that Joanna could purchase a ceramic horse she wanted to bring home.  With a seven-hour drive ahead of us and knowing we’d be staying in a motel, […]

Europe 1984 – the Big Trip, Part Seven

Landing at JFK, we picked up a shuttle that took us to Cherry Hill, New Jersey, close to our next destination, Jan and Brian Dobbs house in nearby Voorhees.  Jan is a childhood friend of Joanna’s and remains so to this day.  She had moved back to New Jersey when they were in High School, […]