Travel Blogs from Russell
It is amazing how a phone can cause so much annoyance. It's always in the pocket when driving and of course it rings and the weaving commences. The obnoxious ringtone always goes off at the wrong times and is never silenced in a reasonable amount if time. The good news is that the school with terrible steps now has an elevator so we didn't have to break our backs and spill books ...
... so it is predominantly cattle ranching. The National Preserve was previously a large cattle ranch that is now the largest area of “tallgrass” grass land in the country. From here we traveled west on State Rd. 150 and US 56 to Canton and the “Prairie Trail Scenic Byway”, this was a ride over rolling country side through cattle ranches and towards the end ...
... interstate is the way to go. These's not a lot to report about our bee line for Colorado but the scenery has changed a great deal as we travel through the Midwest. From the bluegrass horse paddocks of Kentucky to the spring forests and fields of Indiana and Illinois to the rolling hills of Missouri and finally the dead flat corn fields of Kansas. We've finally reached a point where we don't see the Golden Arches of Macdonalds every few miles and there isn't a service ...
I decided last night after checking weather that it was time to start heading home. There has already been snow up in some of the major passes in Colorado this year. I headed out early to make it past Denver before rush hour. It was warm when I left but I put on my long johns anyway and I am glad I did.
The first part of the trip on I-70 was interesting as the landscape began ...
September 20th & 21st was spent in Russell, KS, hometown of my mother's side of my family. We learned that an auction of my Aunt Reba's household items was to take place on Saturday so we decided it would be fun to stay for the event and spend a little time with my cousins Jim & Judy New. Their nephew and his wife, Jarrod & Beth from Denver, CO were in town also so we had another fun family reunion this summer that was totally ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services