Tag Archives: Kansas

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 21 January 2020

I saw this tonight on FamilySearch -New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 21 January 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-21-january-2020/. Over 1.6 million new, free, historical records were added from Argentina Baptisms (1645-1930) this week to FamilySearch.org. Many other record collections included are from American Samoa, … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, Cemetery, Genealogy, Military History | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Coffey County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center, Burlington – Kansas Tuesdays January 21, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Military History, Social Media, States | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Kansas: Historic Adobe Museum — McGee Travel Tales

Keltin and I took an afternoon to explore and our first stop was the Historic Adobe Museum in Ulysses, Kansas. This is a cute little museum that explores the history of the Grant County and the Santa Fe Trail. There … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

LivingDNA Kit Update #4 – January 17, 2020

I checked yesterday and it was still showing as Returned. I checked this afternoon and it is now showing as Genotyping. That means LivingDNA has started the lab process of processing my DNA sample. They didn’t include an expected date … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, DNA | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kansas: Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park — McGee Travel Tales

In October of 2019 a new state park opened in Kansas: Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park. I knew that we would be going to Kansas in later December and this new park was top on my list of places to … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Wilson County Veterans Memorial, Fredonia – Kansas Tuesdays January 14, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Military History, Social Media, States | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Update #2 Beechcraft/Textron Plant Explosion – January 11, 2020

As I mentioned in this post – Update on Beechcraft/Textron Plant Explosion – December 29, 2019, I haven’t found much progress with the local media; no doubt OSHA or some other government agency will come up with a good explanation … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers | Tagged , | Leave a comment

LivingDNA Kit Update #3 – January 11, 2020

I checked a few minutes ago and it has not updated since last night. As mentioned in this post – LivingDNA Kit Update – January 7, 2020, I dropped off the kit at a collection box January 7th, knowing it … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, DNA | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Bob’s Big Boy that Almost Never Was — Atomic Redhead

As I’ve said before, and as many of you know, I love visiting places that let you feel like you’ve stepped back in time, and one of those places is Bob’s Big Boy Broiler in Downey. But this place wasn’t … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Wichita Troll, Wichita – Kansas Tuesdays January 7, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Military History, Social Media, States | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment