Night on the range…

While the tribe was volunteering with tornado cleanup in Baxter Springs, on the last night of the deployment, the entire Samaritan Purse team was invited out to… Show Me Birds is the largest pheasant hunting resort in the United States, and is located just a couple of miles outside of little Baxter Springs, Kansas, on […]

Route 66’s Baxter Springs Museum…

While we were in the friendly little town of Baxter Springs, KS, we spent a few hours at the Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum. I ended up being disappointed that we hadn’t set aside more time to visit as we ended up having a lovely personalized tour of the museum, which was much larger […]

Baxter Springs, KS & Samaritan’s Purse volunteering…

While we were in Oklahoma City helping out with Samaritan’s Purse, there were several storms that came through the region.  While none of the storms spawned tornadoes in or near OKC, there were dozens that set down in OK and the nearby states from April 27 through the 29th.  At least 7 of those tornadoes […]

The UL.TIM.ATE field trip for the RV family! :)

Yesterday we drove across the northern-most part of Kansas, across secondary roads, and through lots of road construction to get to a very interesting and educational field trip!  Probably not high on everyone’s list of places to go and things to do for an afternoon, it was still the perfect, and long awaited, destination for […]

Wilson Lake, Kansas…

We had never been to Kansas before, let alone Wilson Lake, Kansas!  Had heard that it was flat, barren, nothingness.  But I LIKE flat, barren, nothingness…as long is it’s green  🙂  So, I was glad that we were driving through in the springtime! Personally, I thought Kansas had some lovely areas!  And, driving through meant […]

Fort Scott National Historic Site, KS…

ok, so I was wrong when I wrote yesterday that Pea Ridge was our last National Park for the trip.  I hate being behind on this blog, because I forget what we did when – if it weren’t for pictures, I would have forgotten half our trip by now! After visiting Pea Ridge NB, we drove […]