Category Archives: Kansas

Erie Dinosaur Park, Erie – Kansas Tuesdays July 30, 2019

In checking out Roadside America yesterday for Kansas Tuesdays potential posts, I came across Erie Dinosaur Park – https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/13165. Website: http://www.eriedinosaurpark.com/home.html eriedinosaurpark.wix.com (Link appears to be broken and not saved on Wayback Machine) Erie, Kansas Website: http://www.lovesmalltownamerica.com/erieks.php Neosho County, Kansas … Continue reading

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Tri-State Antique Engine and Thresher Show, Bird City – Kansas Tuesdays July 23, 2019

I mentioned this event last week: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/07/18/66th-annual-tri-state-antique-engine-and-thresher-show-july-25-27-2019-bird-city-kansas. It starts on my birthday this year. Official Website: http://www.threshershow.org/ Bird City Official Website: https://www.birdcity.com/ Cheyenne County, Kansas Official Website: https://www.cncoks.us/ Show Admission =========== Individual Membership $20 (Good for all 3 days) — … Continue reading

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66th Annual Tri-State Antique Engine and Thresher Show July 25 – 27, 2019 Bird City, Kansas

It’s fast approaching that time of year, a week from today is when it starts, where Bird City, Cheyenne County, Kansas is the place to be. Yes, it’s the 66th Annual Tri-State Antique Engine and Thresher Show, runs Thursday, July … Continue reading

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Cosmosphere, Hutchinson – Kansas Tuesdays July 16, 2019

I went through several websites before deciding on this week’s Kansas Tuesdays post to be the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, Kansas, mainly because of this post yesterday, https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/07/15/how-your-local-newspaper-reported-the-moon-landing-findmypast-july-15-2019. Here’s the Roadside America link – https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/15461. I visited the Cosmosphere a few … Continue reading

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GoFundMe Campaign for a Local Restaurant – Wichita Eagle July 12, 2019

I get daily e-mails from the local newspaper, Wichita Eagle; most of the time I skim them. Today an item caught my attention – GoFundMe Campaign for a Local Restaurant: https://www-1.kansas.com/entertainment/restaurants/dining-with-denise-neil/article232562862.html. Before I noticed there was a GoFundMe campaign, I … Continue reading

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FAKE PHONE CALLS — Musings

(Not exactly a blog. More like a gripe)I keep getting calls from numbers which indicate my local first three digits of my own cell phone (not the area code). I don’t answer the calls, and they never leave a message. … Continue reading

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The Problem with Cemeteries and GPS When Multiple Cemeteries Are Adjacent – July 12, 2019

When I first had the thought to do this post, I couldn’t figure out where it was coming from. Then I had an Aha (or Eureka effect) moment. My eyes saw it, but missed it. However, my brain put 2 … Continue reading

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What I Enjoy About Themed Posts July 11, 2019

Updated to add links to each website where possible. I didn’t realize how much fun the themed posts would be when I first started doing themed posts. I am including the themed posts that I do on an irregular basis … Continue reading

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Needle in a Haystack, Severy – Kansas Tuesdays July 9, 2019

As I reviewed Roadside America for Kansas, I noticed Needle in a Haystack in Severy – https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/61656. I used to live in Severy, but never went to this place. I pass it every few months on the way to southeastern … Continue reading

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Motoring Monday – Galena Mining & Historical Museum, Galena – Kansas Tuesdays July 2, 2019

As I go through the different state theme days, I try and vary  which sites I look at first. Today, I chose Kansas Transportation – Motoring Monday – Galena Mining & Historical Museum: https://kansastransportation.blogspot.com/2019/06/motoring-monday-galena-mining.html for Kansas Tuesdays, July 2, 2019. … Continue reading

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