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Sep 13, 2019 - Kingman state lake

Got up early again so we could get on the road and keep heading home. We drove out of NM, into Oklahoma and into Kansas. We stopped by Bill's parents graves in Pratt ks and then came on down hwy 400 to Kingman state fishing lake. We have a great site under huge cottonwood trees right on the small lake. We're the only campers along with 2 fishermen. Bill made a chili bowl meal with the spices he bought on Espanola and it was excellent. The sunset here is spectacular with the reflection on the lake.

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Jun 15, 2018 - Day 8

Day 8 20180615 0900-1800 399 miles Got everything packed up and out of the KOA without incident. Driving through Weatherford we had adventure #6. Traffic was backed up and not moving for a long time. When it started moving it was being detoured. There was a motorcycle policeman in the lane next to us. We asked him what was going on. He told us that it was a funeral for a fire fighter who had died of a heart attack while fighting a wild fire. If we had known about the funeral in advance, we would have taken the bikes out and ridden flags...

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Nov 9, 2010 - A nice break in travel

Following a drive from Oklahoma City, we arrived at the home of a friend in Kingman, Kansas for a couple of days rest in traveling and to have some maintenance done on the rig. It was good to be off of the interstates, as we hit the Kansas line and took some of the local roads rather than taking the toll road. There is something a little more pleasant (for me at least) about traveling through the countryside without a lot of traffic, seeing the landscape a little more close up. Kansas was more farm fields than northern Oklahoma, and I was...

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