Kansas City May 21st 2018 I left for Kansas City early so I can meet some cousins for lunch that I last saw a few days before Paul was born 36 years ago when I was here on a business trip. To explain the relationship, my grandmother (father’s mother) and their grandfather were 2 of 3 siblings that was able to get out of Russa and immigrate to the US. There were 13 children in all. We all shared our great—grandfather wh ... read more
North America » United States » Missouri » Kansas City Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
This trip has been a dream of mine for many years. I have always wanted to take a trip around the United States after my retirement from teaching. It is hard to believe it is finally here. I will be starting an approximately 7 week driving trip, spending most of my time in the south and on the east coast. Emily will be able to join me for the first week plus and then she will have to return to work. The trip after Texas is designed to be very fluid. I have mapped out the destinations with approximate dates. If I find that I need more time at a particular location, I will stay longer.
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