Author: Laci

Kansas: Wagon Bed Springs National Historic Marker

While at the Historic Adobe Museum we learned about the Wagon Bed or Lower (Cimarron) Spring. This spring was used by those traveling along the Santa Fe Trail. Due to modern farming methods the spring itself has gone dry but you can visit the estimated location of the spring – as long as you don’t

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Paperback Perils: Fate of the Fallen

Title: Fate of the FallenAuthor: Kel KadePublication Date: 2019Publishing House: TOR So this was my October 2019 Book of the Month… and I didn’t finish the book until after Christmas. And none of that is the book’s fault. The Shroud of Prophecy tests fate to discover what happens when the path of good and right,

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Kansas: Historic Adobe Museum

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 are lots of arrow heads and barbed wire of the region. Fun fact where the

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Kansas: Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park

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 visit. The day we had the chance to visit was so very windy. In theory

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Kansas: Gingerbread Houses

While in Kansas for a belated holiday activity we decorated gingerbread houses. My doghouse used a LOT of red icing and my work stations and hands were covered in icing the whole time. I honestly don’t remember the last time I decorated a gingerbread house but this was fun and I’d love to do it

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Kansas: Flat Mountain Brewhouse

Keltin and I visited his family in Kansas for New Years and in the time there decided to have a few adventures. One of those was stopping by Flat Mountain Brewhouse for lunch and some tasty brews. The flight: Old Chicano Mexican Lager – Nice lighter beer, golden in color. Full of flavor with mild

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Paperback Perils: Norse Mythology

Title: Norse MythologyAuthor: Neil GaimanPublication Date: 2017Publishing House: W.W. Norton & Company I really love Neil Gaiman books and mythology and I have been meaning to read this one for a while. So I downloaded the audiobook for Keltin and I to listen to on our way back from Kansas over the holidays. The wonderful

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Hiking Hickory Creek Trail

I needed a hike and searching through trusty All Trails I found the Hickory Creek Trail. This short trail is part of a larger trail system and we hiked farther than just the little loop. This is a supper easy trail on primarily flat, even ground and very little rise in elevation. The trail starts

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