TripAdvisor Reviews Lexington Inn
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... think about those who came this way in wagons and on foot and can't imagine what that would have felt like to have a desire for something new strong enough to take off on such a difficult and frightening life-changing journey. We see (always in groups, so they must be social) cows, buffalo, and horses. Several sad deer-road-kill cases gross me out along the way, but catching sight of a tumbleweed actually tumbling across the road is a treat. Without a ...
... 50 amp power. Only downside is that it's far away from everything.
Our signal here is pretty slow, but still functional enough to do what has to be done (not much good for posting pictures, though!)
We'll get to see old friends Larry & Connie (who live in Lenexa) while we're here - and hopefully, we'll see Cousins Patty & Jim, too.
Planning this trip was easy because Rob and I said we didn't want to feel pressured to drive too far or not be able to change direction on a whim. So we just didn't plan much of anything. Sure we bought maps and circled places that we wanted to try and fit in on the trip. "Where are you going?" Friends and family would ask. "Oh, out west to Utah and then up to Calgary." I would reply to looks of astonishment. Lots of people, I am ...
We had an easy 4 hour drive from St. Charles to Blue Springs, Missouri (20 miles east of Kansas City). We made a stop in Columbia to visit University of Missouri. UM was the first vet school to request an interview with Sarah. (She went ahead and declined the interview after Michigan State accepted her.) It was a nice campus but I think Cornell is much more impressive....except for maybe football.
There is not much in Blue Springs, but we ...
... the corn????
All totally straight roads. No hills, no corners anywhere.
We crossed the Sioux River, and then the Missouri River. Those were the high spots of the day.
All very tired now.