Category Travel

Lincoln, Nebraska

Yesterday, after driving the length of Missouri–from St Louis to Kansas–we headed northwest into Nebraska. We arrived in Lincoln in the early part of evening and met with my aunt and uncle, whom I haven’t seen in years. After an…

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Kansas, Missouri

Day 6 of our cross-country roadtrip consisted of a trek from the eastern border of Missouri to Kansas, on the western border. I enjoyed the green landscape along our route. In the city of Kansas, we stopped for a quick…

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Shaker Culture

Shaker customs were in part unusual and surprisingly progressive. In a time of great civil unrest, women were considered equals to men and those of African heritage were considered free. Working together within the community allowed Shakers to accumulate and…

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