Tag Archives: Sedgwick County

My Weirdness Monday March 11, 2019

In keeping with the Weirdness Wednesdays theme of today’s posts, I decided to talk about my weird experiences on Monday, March 11, 2019. Several weird things happened on Monday although the order I learned about them was not in the … Continue reading

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Cenotaph Memorial Headstones

Before joining Find-A-Grave, I was not familiar with the term “cenotaph” until I read its definition. Not exactly the best definition – https://www.dictionary.com/browse/cenotaph a sepulchral monument erected in memory of a deceased person whose body is buried elsewhere. An easier … Continue reading

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Valentine Diners

In a recent post, I talked about Valentine Diners, https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/03/02/wichita-restaurant-that-wont-stay-dead. Here’s more information on Valentine Diners: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine_Diner. I didn’t realize it was a Valentine Diner. I knew there was a Valentine Diner in the mid-town area, but it closed years … Continue reading

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Wichita Restaurant that Won’t Stay Dead

Looks like Brints Diner is back from the dead once again. I don’t know how many times it has closed and re-opened in the last ten years, but it’s been a few. One other claim to fame was the diner … Continue reading

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Divination Dice Set (Relaunch) by DougOutCrafts Update February 2019

On February 23, 2019, I saw where the campaign – Divination Dice Set (Relaunch) by DougOutCrafts:  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dougoutcrafts/divination-dice-set-relaunch-by-dougoutcrafts/posts/2425637 had been fully funded: $10,093 pledged for $10,000 campaign goal. I decided to wait until it was funded at closer to 105% before … Continue reading

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Great Plains Transportation Museum, Wichita, Kansas

I have yet to visit this museum, but it’s something I plan on doing in the near future. The Great Plains Transportation Museum http://www.gptm.us/ or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Plains_Transportation_Museum. They are on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gptm_wichita. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GreatPlainsTransportationMuseum. Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps/place/700+E+Douglas+Ave,+Wichita,+KS+67202/@37.6859867,-97.3296283,553m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x87bae3954e5add57:0xde52507a3c918f74!8m2!3d37.6862132!4d-97.3296967. Static displays: http://www.gptm.us/html/displays.html. YouTube … Continue reading

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Divination Dice Kickstarter Campaign Update

Disclaimer: I have backed this campaign for a small amount (less than $20).  An update on the Divination Dice Kickstarter Campaign that I mentioned here – Crowdfunding Trick at Campaign Start. You can view the campaign at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dougoutcrafts/divination-dice-set-relaunch-by-dougoutcrafts. The campaign … Continue reading

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