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Manhattan, KS was a good time. After previously spending a long weekend there, I felt like I had seen about as much as I could. I was pretty much correct. However, because of our gracious host, Kraig, and his pals, Betsy, Beth, Diane, Austin, Rachel and a few others whose names escape me at the moment, it was a great time.
Drinks at Auntie Mae’s, a dominant round of disc at Warner Park (6 strokes?!?! really Kraig?!?!), Chipotle Raspberry Black Bean Dip at ...
... 55 degrees!). It was a great relaxing day of situating ourselves and letting it soak in that we are on our trip of a lifetime now, no looking back and nothing but smiles and excitement about what is to come. We look forward to some Cozy Inn burgers, bean/raspberry dip at So Long Saloon, and delicious beers at Tallgrass Brewery while we are in town, in addition to some biking around town and a visit or two to the Konza Prairie. Loving ...
... other than a dark suit, blue/white shirt and tie on weekday, this will be your favorite blog for the next two weeks.
We begin our journey here in Manhattan while watching the K-State vs. North Dakota State football game and the unveiling of Fort Snyder. EMAW tonight because we're AWOL tomorrow!
... in Europe; and last, things that we learned and hope to continue now that we're back in the USA.
Things We'll Miss about Europe:
Hosts, friends, and hosts who became friends
Pirate Ship Park
Swimming Pool and Slide in Mersch
Pain au Chocolate
Good beer in the grocery store
Hills & Hiking trails of Larochette
We left the great sand dunes and drove through Colorado into Kansas where we spent the night at another walmart. The next morning, we got up and drove to Abilene, ks, the home of the Eisenhower museum and library. We toured his boyhood home, which was way smaller than Jefferson's which we saw last year. Then we checked out the grounds and the museum. Finally, we made the push to St. Louis where we stayed at a ...