We passed by Russell, Kansas that boasted that it is the home of US Senators Arlen Specter and Bob Dole. And, then we drove by Abilene, Kansas which is the home of Dwight Eisenhower (library and stuff are there). Kansas is very proud of its favorite sons and daughters and there were many signs along the way announcing "Home of ..."
We spent last night with my nephew Max and his family at Fort Riley, Kansas. I have not seen Max, Sue or the boys for about four years. It was good to see them.