Archive for the ‘Nebraska’ Category

Words I don’t want to hear anymore

Posted by | Filed under Iowa, Nebraska | Jun 21, 2011 | Comments Off

Severe thunderstorm, tornado watch, thunderstorm warning, tornado warning. I would much rather hear: sunny with temperatures between 70 and 80 F, light winds, low humidity and chance of precipitation less than 10%. Last night the county I slept in was under a tornado watch until 4 am. I wish I hadn’t turned on the radio. […]

We don’t choose the road we travel, the road chooses us

Posted by | Filed under Kansas, Nebraska | Jun 15, 2011 | Comments Off

Well, at least some times. Let me explain. Before I left Joplin I had mapped out a route to Laurence, Kansas where I was visiting a friend. The idea was to head straight west out of Joplin into Kansas where I would head north on highway 59. I have no idea what possessed me or […]