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States: 5 (Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas)
Oreos eaten: 6 + 12 (Mini)
Tornado warned storms: 3
"Chaser Paint" colours invented: 6 (more about this later...)
Another short but sweet update today as we're leaving early to get down to Texas for this afternoon's storms.
Yesterday was a fun chase day, we set off nice and late at 11am and drove for an hour to hang out at Rock Port, Missouri. There we met a few other chasers ...
... Bar. Today I had a nice bike ride down the Arkansas River Trail to check out the Keeper of the Plains Plaza and the Wichita Art Museum. Highlights of the museum were the exhibits on daguerrotypes (early form of photography) and modern artists using old photography ...
... but we missed the intense stuff. Apparently, during the same storm, hail and strong winds hit parts of Dallas and even started some wildfires! We were lucky and we didn't even know it! During our trek through Oklahoma, we made it to Oklahoma City around dinner time and looked for a place to eat. Ever since LA, I had been desiring some Vietnamese pho, and it turned out that one of OKC's best restaurants was a ...
... in Auschwitz Concentration Camp during WWII. Some of the pieces had been smuggled out in different ways, but many were hidden in various places in the camp in the hopes that someday someone would find them. They told a chilling story.
From the Presidential Library, we walked across the common to the Presidential Museum, passing the 11-foot bronze statue of General Eisenhower that stands in the center of the campus. We spent quite a ...
Once again, Larry writes today.
Today we headed north to Wichita, KS. In contrast to the park in Thackerville, OK, the one in Wichita was pretty new. Lots of concrete, not much in the way of trees. It sorta felt like we were camping on an airport runway. Good laundry, showers, and restrooms. (Hey, those things are important!)