Tag Archives: Wichita

TheMilitaryStandard Website – September 3, 2020

NOTE: Just to be clear these are abandoned missile silos or missile museums. None of the sites I have seen include the location of active missile silos. As I noted below the sites are either under federal ownership or have … Continue reading

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Family Memories, Lost Photos, and Old Movies – August 29, 2020

One of the problem with moving as many times as I have moved as an adult, combined with the moves made as a child, I have lost a lot of things in the moves – books, home videos, toys, personal … Continue reading

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Genealogy Records Are Not Always Available – August 27, 2020

I see people asking for birth, death, and marriage records from the late 1800s on a regular basis. If the family belonged to a denomination that kept such records, they may be able to access them if the records weren’t … Continue reading

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All Quiet on the Home Front — Kelly’s Favorite Things

All quiet on the home front. Oh, COVID, how I hate thee. Not only have you messed up the last six months, but now you’re forcing me to be quiet in my own home. School has started for the 2020-21 … Continue reading

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Vintage warbirds join together for Labor Day Warbird Weekend event in Fayetteville — B-29 Doc

Two of the most iconic aircraft of World War II will join together Labor Day Weekend in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Friday, Sept. 4 through Monday, Sept. 7. The event hosted by the Arkansas Air & Military Museum at Drake Field will … Continue reading

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Whataburger is coming to Kansas! But where….. | Wichita By E.B.

My favorite national burger chain, Whataburger, is celebrating their 70th Anniversary. They recently put out a press release talking about expansion and something in there was worth noting for everybody here in Wichita. See below: And much of our work … Continue reading

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The Political Graveyard – August 8, 2020

I run across this website on a somewhat regular basis – http://politicalgraveyard.com/.  It’s an interesting website: The Internet’s Most Comprehensive Source of U.S. Political Biography (or, The Web Site that Tells Where the Dead Politicians are Buried) Created and maintained … Continue reading

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The Folly of Having Some Streets that Are Both Two-Way and One-Way at the Same Time – July 14, 2020

In Wichita, most streets are two-way. There are a small number of streets that are one-way. There’s even a smaller number of streets that are both depending on what part of the street you are on. It’s confusing enough for … Continue reading

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Local Newspaper and “Free” Access to COVID-19 Articles – July 5, 2020

According to my local newspaper, COVID-19 articles are supposed to be totally free. As I don’t have a paid subscription, they limit me to how many free regular views I get per month. The way they talk anything COVID-19 related … Continue reading

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DOC to perform 4th of July flyover at Grand Lake; Hangar, Education & Visitors Center in Wichita open Saturday, July 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — B-29 Doc

B-29 Doc will join the 80th Anniversary Duck Creek Fireworks and Airshow with a flyover performance Saturday, July 4, at Oklahoma’s Grand Lake. Details about the airshow and fireworks event are available here. Doc is scheduled for 7:20 p.m. in … Continue reading

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