Old Cowtown is located in Wichita, Kansas. They have relocated some of the old buildings that were built around Wichita to this museum. It is located next to the Arkansas River on Museum Boulevard. Across the street is the Botanical Gardens, which is worth a visit.
Settlers used to live in houses that were small, but it suited their needs.
They packed their wagons and move to Kansas. I think they were trying to get out of the over grown city in the East and the mosquitoes in the South.
Every town had a church. But, in the South every town seemed to have a Baptist Church, a Catholic Church, and a Methodist Church. Which were usually across the street from each other.
I made a friend while visiting Old Cowtown.
At noon, there was a fight on the street of the town. A couple was robbed. The wife took the husband gun and shot the robber. The wife went home, the robber was okay, and the husband went to the saloon.
Outside to town, there was a farm. They even had a lazy cow. She was eating laying down.
After many days of heavy rain, the sun finally came out. I parked my car in front of a fence and noticed animals peering from the soaked fence.
Do you think the home owner would let me cut them from the wood?
Last one, eye.
If the sky are blue and the wind isn’t blowing, it is possible to enjoy the outside in 25 degrees without your nose and fingers freezing.
Well that is a lot of snow for November, in Nebraska. I will not be going and swinging on the swing set today. Why? Because it will mess up the beautiful snow.
If you are already sick of the cold and ready for the Spring, go check out my flower blog, Up Close to Flowers.
It rained and rained, and heavily rained during all of my drive through Oklahoma. Sometimes, you just need to make a stop. I turned off the interstate and drove east about five miles and found Pops.
Guess what Pops sells besides gas and souvenirs. At Pops I purchased some Coke.
Okay, they are not all Coca-cola, but in the Southern United States all soft drinks are referred to as cokes.
I also learned while looking at the souvenirs that I was on Route 66. If it was later, I could have a lunch at their diner.
My favorite place to walk in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is the Cohn Arboretum. There are walking paths, trees and more trees, bamboo, a pond, grapevines, and lots of flowers. It is usually not busy, except when the workers are there. It is well maintained and peaceful. It is also on the way to the my No. 3 spot, so I usually catch both on the same day.
This is Baton Rouge, so remember wherever you go; your bug spray and water. However, pests have never seemed to be a problem here.
My second favorite place to go walking in Grand Island, NE is along the John Brownwell Trail. It is best if you start the walk at Sucks Lake and go right. Just go right. If you walk around the lake, the ducks and geese will get out of the way. However, their droppings do not move. It is best just to head towards the Cemetery; again go right.
I rarely walk to the cemetery, instead I select the path to College Park. About 1.5 miles along the trail Sothmann Park will be just off the path. There you will encounter more geese and their droppings. You will also get to see one of the best trees in Grand Island.
If you choose to walk the 4 miles to Hall County Park, you will pass the Stuhr Museum and will see more trees. There is one problem with walking the 4 miles to Hall County Park; you will need to walk the 4 miles back to Suck Lake.