Toto – (aka Lucy) we are not in Kansas anymore….

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An oil rig…

just one of hundreds  that we saw  traveling through Kansas and the
Cathedral of the Plains (below) is in Victoria, KS and can be seen from I-70…the towers stand 141′ so we noticed it from a distance, just before we left the interstate for the night in Russell. 
We hit the road yesterday morning in Russell, KS and even though it was 10am, with the temperature @ 40 & rising, we still needed coats for the wind that was  blowing.  Our heading – Boiling Springs State Park outside Woodward, OK…for rest and relaxation. 
We have taken to  driving the back roads, those 2 lane connectors between small towns like Hosington (pop. 2700, Hosington is located in the middle of Kansas at the junction of Kansas Highway 4 and United States Highway 281 and sits directly on the National Wetlands and Wildlife Scenic Byway), Larned (pop. 4600, Fort Larned, one of the best preserved Pony Express era military forts in t…