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We are pretty sure that most of you have heard of the Garden of Eden, but did you know there is one in Lucas, Kansas? When we first found out about this uniquely Kansas attraction, we knew a visit was in store. Samuel Dinsmoor, the creator of this site, built [...]
Hello friend! In case you missed my introduction article, here's a little recap. The idea of Crystal's Corner was born during a conversation with our oldest son. He suggested that you may like reading something from me occasionally. My style is more like sitting with a friend, and chatting over [...]
"I have to go to the bathroom!" It's amazing the amount of dread that these seven words can create in a parent. How many road trips are interrupted in a mad pursuit of an acceptably clean public restroom? In Lucas, Kansas, the influx of tourists wanting to view the "Grassroots [...]
In the past few years we have been seeing more and more small businesses gaining a foothold in communities. This is certainly a change from the long stretch we saw of big business edging out smaller competitors. While we know that bigger business platforms offer economy of scale, it's the [...]
A couple of weeks ago, we released an article from a trip in Little Rock, Arkansas, where our schedule was interrupted by Guy Fieri. Most of you will recognize his name as the host of Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. It got us to wondering how many restaurants in our own [...]
A Look Inside The World’s Largest Collection of the World’s Smallest Versions of the World’s Largest Things
We are betting that many of you have heard of the TV show Rare Visions & Roadside Revelations, which airs on public television. The dynamic trio searches out unique sights across the nation, but in Lucas, Kansas we found a collection that was the subject of one of their stops. [...]