Archive for August, 2008

Harmony in Beijing and Kansas City

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We watched the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics from a hotel room in Kansas City last night. Photo credit: Kris Krug on Flickr We had to wait about 12 hours to see coverage on NBC since they didn’t air it live in the morning. Surrounded by John’s family, most of which I had just […]

West End Block Party 2008 This Saturday

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Last year I attended the West End Block Party with Keira (and her hot dog t-shirt). We had a really great time playing some games, touring the transit museum on wheels, and hanging out in our ‘hood on a sunny afternoon. “Gordon Neighbourhood House is holding its 10th annual West End Summer Block Party on […]

The Plaza in Kansas City

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The first full day in town was mostly spent visiting with John’s grandma, who is the entire reason for our trip down to Kansas City. In the late afternoon we had some time to walk around the fancy-shmancy shopping district of KC called The Country Club Plaza. This is where you will find Saks, Coach, […]

The Land of Luggage Lost

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Well we’re pretty much two for two coming to the Midwest; our baggage missed our connecting flight and is somewhere in the Denver Airport vortex (here I thought ORD was bad for that). Not entirely DEN’s fault though, our first flight was late and that only left us 20 minutes to connect. Landing in KCMO […]