If I’ll maintain a blog after leaving Kansas is unknown right now, but I hope the information shared about Leavenworth will be helpful to someone headed this way!
Much like my tea-time with Kathy…these little Leavenworth finds and interactions with other military spouses who have trudged the roads before me are priceless.
This week I finally wandered around the Riverfront Community Center in Leavenworth, KS, learning its history and current function. If you didn’t already know, the building was a Union Pacific Train Station in the 1800’s, specifically for passengers. The freight train stop was over…
While running errands, he’s also pointed to the stunning historic homes in the area. Here’s a sneak peek of some we’ve discovered on our Leavenworth adventures:
The opera cake bite was delicious and watching sisters, Gass and Gann cook together, made me miss my own sisters on this calm morning. Moving with the military can certainly give us newfound appreciation for the family and loved ones we have back home
She explains the building is said to have ghosts and I about froze in my tracks y’all!
Keep scrolling for a fun shamrock hunt in downtown Leavenworth!
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.