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... Kansas finally ends and Colorado takes over. The "Welcome to Colorado" smell is powerful and lasting. SO MUCH MANURE!!! Of source we all accuse each other of being the cause. Laina hides her nose in her shirt until it fades. We stop in at the welcome center and they have baked Great American Cookies. Thank you, Colorado! (Maybe this is an apology for the smell?) It has been 68 degrees most of the day, and 70 if the sun came out. After a rain/lightening ...
... 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.