Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Washington Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:45:11 GMT An Inauguration for Mitt Romney in Norton http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/13/An-Inauguration-for-Mitt-Romney-in-Norton/2847/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/shutterstock_545443691.jpeg'/><br/> Willard Mitt Romney may not get the big party in Washington, DC, but he will have his own inauguration on January 21, 2013.No, it&rsquo;s not the Kansas way of making sure its winner takes all, but instead a tradition in Norton of recognizing the men who tried for, but lost the run for the White House. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/13/An-Inauguration-for-Mitt-Romney-in-Norton/2847/ Washington’s MarCon Pies’ Recipe for Success http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/9/Washington-s-MarCon-Pies-Recipe-for-Success/2527/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Pies.jpeg'/><br/> If you&rsquo;re like me and can&rsquo;t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen&hellip;even if it means not satisfying a craving for homemade pie in this hot weather. Thankfully, there&rsquo;s a place right here in Kansas that makes serving my favorite dessert, well, as easy as pie.&nbsp;MarCon Pies&nbsp;in Washington bakes 500-plus fruit, nut, crunch, cream, cheesecake and specialty pies every day, yet each tastes just like grandma used to make.&nbsp;&quot; Thu, 09 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/9/Washington-s-MarCon-Pies-Recipe-for-Success/2527/ So much more than books: the library at the Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/24/So-much-more-than-books-the-library-at-the-Eisenhower-Presidential-Library-Museum/1612/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/eisenhower-ground-breaking.jpeg'/><br/> Fifty years ago, Dwight D. Eisenhower used a silver shovel to break ground for the presidential library in Abilene that would bear his name and hold his papers. He chose May 1st&nbsp;in 1962 as the dedication day for the new building because it would have been his mother&rsquo;s 100th&nbsp;birthday.&nbsp; Tue, 24 Jan 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/24/So-much-more-than-books-the-library-at-the-Eisenhower-Presidential-Library-Museum/1612/