Tag Archives: Sedgwick County

Father Emil Kapaun Remains Headed to Wichita – September 21, 2021

Father Emil Kapaun was awarded the Medal of Honor during the Korean War. He died in a POW camp in North Korea. Earlier this year, DNA was able to positively identify his remains. He had been buried in an unmarked … Continue reading

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Bye bye 1998 Camry — One Kansas Girl

Our 1998 Camry sounds like a go cart and the air conditioner does not perform at full efficiency. It smells like sweaty socks. The inside fake wood interior is faded and peeling. It has a cassette player and a Uhaul … Continue reading

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Blue Origin CEO to visit Wichita on Wednesday – KWCH News June 29, 2021

I show this recently on KWCH News – Blue Origin CEO to visit Wichita on Wednesday: https://www.kwch.com/2021/06/29/blue-origin-ceo-visit-wichita-wednesday/. By KWCH Staff June 29, 2021 WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) will host Blue Origin CEO Dr. Bob Smith in … Continue reading

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Noticed Police Car In Front of My Place Recently – June 17, 2021

As my neighborhood has a few eccentric types in the area – drug dealers, prostitutes, and other criminals – typical for many neighborhoods in Wichita. I wasn’t surprised to see a police car in front of my place. In general, … Continue reading

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Wichita Restaurant that Won’t Stay Dead Update June 15, 2021

This diner, Brint’s Diner Wichita Restaurant that Won’t Stay Dead, keeps re-opening and closing although it looks like the new owners want to make a deal to keep it open this time. Here’s the latest in the Wichita Eagle this … Continue reading

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Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office: Scammers threatening residents with fake warrants, fines by phone – KWCH News June 11, 2021

I saw this today on KWCH News – Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office: Scammers threatening residents with fake warrants, fines by phone – KWCH News June 11, 2021: https://www.kwch.com/2021/06/11/sedgwick-county-sheriffs-office-scammers-threatening-residents-with-fake-warrants-fines-by-phone/. Slightly longer article. By KWCH Staff June 11, 2021 WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) … Continue reading

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Today Visiting a Cemetery Mausoleum – May 31, 2021

Today I am visiting a cemetery mausoleum. It’s only open a couple of times a year – Christmas Day and Memorial Day week-end. It’s located in Highland Cemetery – https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Highland-Cemetery/37991 (BillionGraves) and https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/92689/highland-cemetery (Find-A-Grave). Here’s the City of Wichita link … Continue reading

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QuikTrip rolling out new remote travel centers 30% larger than Wichita stores – Wichita Eagle May 12, 2021

I saw recently on MSN; original article from Wichita Eagle May 12, 2021 – QuikTrip rolling out new remote travel centers 30% larger than Wichita stores: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/quiktrip-rolling-out-new-remote-travel-centers-30-larger-than-wichita-stores/ar-BB1gEIP6. Longer article, but here are some basics. I went with the MSN link … Continue reading

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Update on COVID-19 Vaccine – May 6, 2021

As mentioned last month – Scheduled COVID-19 Vaccine – April 15, 2021, that was my first shot. Today, I got my second shot. I left 30 minutes early as I knew how long it took to get there. Turns out … Continue reading

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Tulips at Botanica — One Kansas Girl

This might count as #ForcedFamilyFun for some – looking at flowers at the local botanical gardens, but I think it ended up a nice day! Oma and Papa invited us to the tulip festival and lunch after. Tulips at Botanica … Continue reading

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