Moments in History

Moments in History: Brown vs. Board of Education

When M was touring the Capitol dome, he learned that we were just a couple of blocks from Monroe Elementary School, the site of the segregation battle made famous by the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court case.  I'm not looking to give you a history lesson here, but basically it resulted in the… Continue reading Moments in History: Brown vs. Board of Education

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The State House

The State House: Kansas

Yesterday we'd had a nice drive across the state of Kansas.  Today was the last day of our trip, and we were starting out in Topeka with a trip to the State Capitol. Kansas's state capitol building is really beautiful on the outside.  It's also huge! Do you see that statue on the top of… Continue reading The State House: Kansas