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There's No Place Like Home

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008 — 4:00am PDT
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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 […]

Breakfast at FirstWatch in Westport, Kansas City

Monday, August 11th, 2008 — 4:14pm PDT
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FirstWatch Media Photo It’s been a tough week for our bellies here in Kansas City, surrounded by delicious food yet at the same time lacking some serious vegetable and fruit nutrients. Since we’re also on a sort of vacation, our late-rising tendencies in the morning have left us with few options for breakfast (say, at […]

Harmony in Beijing and Kansas City

Saturday, August 9th, 2008 — 11:26am PDT
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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 […]

The Plaza in Kansas City

Thursday, August 7th, 2008 — 9:12pm PDT
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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

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008 — 7:13pm PDT
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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 […]