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... helicopter as he was flown out of an area in Vietnam.
We stopped at the Kansas National Guard Museum where Corky showed us the type of 155mm gun on which he served during Vietnam. It was very interesting to see just a little bit of what he did during those years of service.
After lunch we went to the Kansas Museum of History. This is a great museum depicting many interesting elements of Kansas history. Among many other things, they have a ...
... walked up. We enjoyed dinner together just catching up.
On Monday morning, along with Corky and Pam, we visited with Tammy's aunt Vonda and cousin Sandra. They knew we were coming and we enjoyed chatting with them.
We then went to visit Tammy's uncle Carroll. He turns 90 next month. Though he had been told that we were coming, it took a little while for the ...
... for Abby's graduation and the summer somewhere along the east
coast. If these plans work as well as the plans we had for this past year have.. who
could ask for more?
Here I might add that spending much of the last three months above eight thousand feet was not without it's downside. I now believe that one can be worn-down by the constant
lower level of oxygen. Last week we were over two miles above sea level, here in Kansas, at just a ...
... in Sayre, OK. We wanted to drive through this little town as this was the location for the filming of The Grapes of Wrath. Looking at the old abandoned buildings the dusty roads and the lack of people around I can say that the movie producers probably didn't need to change much. It was a bit depressing but in an odd way it was a neat place to visit after having recently read The Grapes of Wrath.
Our next stop was Elk City, ...
Gray skies, lightening, rain, and wind...welcome to the east/midwest Kristine! It was a pretty unevenful day at the RV park. We did manage to get some pool time in, and Kristine got some sun in as well. The rest of the day was spent watching movies.
I spent most of the day - I mean ALL of the day on the phone and laptop. Someone has got to pay for this trip!
Well, tomorrow we head off to St. Louis.