There's No Place Like Home

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008 — 4:00am PST
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After the weekend’s festivities John and I had some time on our own to explore more of what Kansas City has to offer.

Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr

We have been lucky enough to sample the most delicious food during our visit – both home-cooked and out at restaurants, even partaking in some Spanish tapas this evening with John’s mom, Aunt and Uncle.

Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr

I’ve been working on and off during this trip, completing my weekly E! article and responding to a few emails so it hasn’t really felt entirely like a vacation. Regardless, we have spent quality time with some amazing people and truly enjoyed their company.

Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr

We take off tomorrow and I’ll hit the ground running as Thursday it’s back to work. The West Coast centric posts will resume but I always enjoy writing about my travels. I honestly don’t think this blog would be much if I never actually left the city as going away helps me gain more perspective and appreciate what we have at home in Vancouver.

Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr

Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr

Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr

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  1. Raul says:

    Yes, there is no place like home. And while I adore my Mom and love the country that saw me grow up for a number of years (given that I’ve lived in so many other countries), there is no place like home for me, and my home IS Vancouver.

  2. luc says:

    It’s not too late to catch the last summer days in Vancouver. Thanks for the pics from Kansas, which looks like a funky authentic place.

  3. fotoeins says:

    Thanks for the photos. With shots of the city skyline, the brick, the architecture, the signage – all of it is very similar to the “midwest” feel from my three years in Minneapolis. In other words, your pictures are giving me the warm fuzzies.

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