Railroads, Blue Sky and the Antique Mile of Newton, KS

January 28, 2012 It seems Brad’s business is delegating our Kansas road trips, but that’s okay with me. A day of sightseeing, tasting local fare, spending the day together, plus a new contract for Concrete Colorscapes is definitely a day well spent. Today’s adventure is Newton, Kansas. Now, I’ve been to Newton plenty of times … Continue reading Railroads, Blue Sky and the Antique Mile of Newton, KS

Aliens and Cowboys in Ellsworth, Kansas

Our Kansas adventures began on Saturday, January 13.   9:48 am: We leave the Starbucks at 21st and Maize Road, a bag of freshly ground Italian Roast, two breakfast sandwiches, a blueberry scone and two hot coffees in hand. Brad has landed a job with the Post Rock Wind Power Project in Ellsworth County, so it … Continue reading Aliens and Cowboys in Ellsworth, Kansas

A (Wu) Shocker in Allen Field House

Again, a busy sports week. Or two.  I was disappointed to see Jerry Sloan leave the Utah Jazz. How can you not respect Coach Sloan? One of my favorite playoff rivalries were the Bulls vs. Jazz. Jordan and Pippen vs. Malone and Stockton. Very sad to see the end of an incredible era. MLB spring training has begun, … Continue reading A (Wu) Shocker in Allen Field House