Monthly Archives: April 2011

4/27-29/2011 – Day 21-23 – Kansas City to Branson – 262 Miles

Well, we have been out of Wi-Fi range since Wednesday, so we have come catching up to do. WEDNESDAY We drove away from KC with heavy, threatening weather all around us, but dry pavement underneath us.  As we drove south, … Continue reading

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4/26/2011 – Day 20 – Kansas City

It rained hard last night, but the rain had stopped by the time we woke up.  We’re staying here in Kansas City one more day to let the thunderstorms, heavy rain and flooding slack off a little bit before we … Continue reading

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4/25/2011 – Day 19 – Topeka, KS to Kansas City, MO – 68.8 Miles

It’s still raining here.  Fairly hard overnight, but the forecast says the showers should diminish today except for scattered thundershowers and a slight chance of tornados! We started off east on Highway 70 and 40 and suddenly discovered we were … Continue reading

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4/24/2011 – Day 18 – Concordia to Topeka – 138.6 Miles

Saturday night is quiet in Concordia.  And we awoke to a beautiful, partially blue sky.  Happy Easter to everyone! While we were getting ready to leave we had the TV tuned to the Weather Channel.  Big thunderstorms and tornado warnings … Continue reading

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4/23/2011 – Day 17 – Lindsborg to Clay Center to Concordia + Clyde – 167.3 Miles

After a peaceful, restful, quiet night in Lindsborg, we awoke to very threatening clouds covering the entire sky, horizon to horizon.  Problem?  Not for the intrepid S&D team!  We were off again, heading north and after a while east to … Continue reading

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4/22/2011 – Day 16 – Great Salt Plains State Park, OK to Lindsborg, KS – 227.5 Miles

After a restful night (sans rain) we were up fairly early, enjoying bird songs and ample hot water.  Diana was anxious to check out because she had an appointment with, um, nature, more accurately geological nature.  She will now enlighten … Continue reading

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4/21/2011 – Day 15 – Oklahoma City to Great Salt Plains State Park – 157.7 Miles

After staying overnight in the “Brickyard” district of Oklahoma City (what we will henceforth refer to as the “soft underbelly” of that city) we made a quick exit to Highway 35 north.  Since Diana had missed out on thrift shop … Continue reading

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