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Pompeys Pillar

Explore Pompeys Pillar National Monument  William Clark carved his name onto Pompeys Pillar during the Corps of Discovery’s 1806 journey home. Meriwether Lewis and Clark had separated to explore more territory. nearly 200 years later, President Bill Clinton preserved the Montana formation as Pompeys Pillar National Monument. Pompeys Pillar is on Montana 312, half an …

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Mustangs of Las Colinas

Nine things to know about The Mustangs of Las Colinas Nothing says freedom like wild horses joyfully galloping through a stream of cool water surrounded by endless pastures. The Mustangs at Los Colinas sculpture freezes that playful moment in time as nine bronze mustangs gallop endlessly through a stream in Williams Square Plaza. They run …

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The Ruth Paine House: Where JFK’s assassin spent his last free night

A cynical Ruth Hyde Paine might say, “No good deed goes unpunished.” The actual Paine said she would welcome Marina Oswald into her home again. “Would I open my home again to a woman I like, … who needed friendship and a place to live? Yes. However, “if I had not invited Marina to stay …

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Oz in Kansas: The best places to explore

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz describes the adventures of Dorothy, a little girl from Kansas, in the magical land of Oz. In the book’s and movie’s introductions, a tornado whisked her from her gray Kansas life into the Technicolor world of Oz. Your Yellow Brick Road has arrived at the right destination if you’re seeking …

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The top five things to do in Greensburg, Kansas

Gloria Gaynor should appreciate Greensburg, Kansas. Greensburg lived her song, “I Will Survive.” After a devastating EF-5 tornado nearly wiped it off the map, the small city two hours west of Wichita arose from rubble. After that devastating day, May 4, 2007, they decided to build back better. They have turned the “green” into Greensburg’s …

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