She explains the building is said to have ghosts and I about froze in my tracks y’all!
As I quietly step out of the Café, Mrs. Garner calls me by name and gives me a friendly smile and wave–I need to get better at doing the same–I’m always growing!
She pauses for a moment to reflect on her gratitude for the folks from Fort Leavenworth who worked hard to help her and her husband clean-up after the 2005 flood.
Here are a few of my drive-by finds. Please note, this is not an exhaustive list of parks in Leavenworth, KS.
…so many questions about the detailed stories the murals told. It gave me an opportunity to briefly sit and chat with them about slavery, the underground railroad, buffalo soldiers, our American flag, and women’s equality.
At some point in our conversation, I identify myself as a military spouse and learn that I’m not alone in the room.
I can think of 100 things to do when I’m too busy to do them but give me a kid-free day off and I don’t know what to do with myself. I grab my camera and drive downtown for more Leavenworth discovering, swinging by Sis’ Sweets this time.
We miss our family and friends back home, but today Charlie reminds me that it’s about having the right mindset while we’re apart from those we love.
Whimsical, inspiring, and a great reminder to all military spouses that we can make the military lifestyle work for us anywhere the military takes us.
While living in Leavenworth we have taken day trips to Kansas City, MO monthly (do most people know there is a Kansas City outside of Kansas?! You live, you learn.). Here are a few kid-friendly places to explore. Enjoy! Do visit Union Station. Their…