Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Lucas Mon, 22 Dec 2014 07:06:20 GMT Northern Central Prairie Inspires Explorers of All Ages http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2014/19/Northern-Central-Prairie-Inspires-Explorers-of-All-Ages/3105/ Looking for a road trip that inspires inquisitive minds of all ages? Before we even returned home from our&nbsp;Yellow Brick Road Trip&nbsp;through the Southern Central Prairie, my son Charlie was sketching “machines” of gears and springs, my son Lucas was beginning a rock collection, and I was planning an art project involving my favorite (broken) coffee mugs. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2014/19/Northern-Central-Prairie-Inspires-Explorers-of-All-Ages/3105/ Colorful Garden of Eden Emerges in Lucas http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/17/Colorful-Garden-of-Eden-Emerges-in-Lucas/1580/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/120GOE.jpeg'/><br/> &nbsp;The Garden of Eden in Lucas has had a facelift. From rosy cheeks on faces to striped clothing to the red, white and blue of our nation&rsquo;s flag, colors dulled by dirt and mold are once again vivid, returning sculptures at the world-renowned grassroots art site to their former splendor. Artist Samuel Perry Dinsmoor mixed cement with crushed stone to create colors in the fascinating - and what some consider quirky - sculptures he formed from 1907 to 1932 on cement &lsquo;trees&rsquo; eight to 40 feet above ground.&nbsp; Tue, 17 Jan 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/17/Colorful-Garden-of-Eden-Emerges-in-Lucas/1580/ Art, Culture and Heritage Found In Stone Along Post Rock Scenic Byway http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/14/Art-Culture-and-Heritage-Found-In-Stone-Along-Post-Rock-Scenic-Byway-/1081/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/6146781441_6f01e9d4a1_m1.jpg'/><br/> This is one trip that really rocks. I’ve long admired the limestone fence posts that give the Post Rock Scenic Byway its name, and I’ve come to realize this native rock is the foundation of art, ... Wed, 14 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/14/Art-Culture-and-Heritage-Found-In-Stone-Along-Post-Rock-Scenic-Byway-/1081/ The city of “Awes” http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/20/The-city-of-Awes-/423/ Lucas, Kansas is a town that invites you to stop and stare. Whether or not you like what you see, it will not fail to leave you in “Awe.” Wed, 20 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/20/The-city-of-Awes-/423/