Tag Archives: Kansas City metropolitan area

T–Trolley Track Trail

Of all the former rail paths turned into hiking/biking trails in the United States, none could be more popular or prettier than the Harry Wiggins Trolley Track Trail in Kansas City.  The crushed limestone trail runs on the former alignment … Continue reading

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O–Old Overland Park

This weekend the Farmers’ Market will open for the season in Old Overland Park. I love farmers’ markets, especially the ones in the old town centers. Overland Park is a large Kansas City suburb, but the old city center is … Continue reading

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Two Retirement Stories

While biding time at an airport, I talked to a lady who was on her way to her second home–a lovely sounding country place in Rhode Island, near the coast. She inherited the house from her mother, and she has many relatives living … Continue reading

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Retirees Settle in K.C. Metro

On my weekly walk we met a biker who stopped and talked. He stopped because one of our group jumps ten feet whenever a cyclist rides up behind us on a trail. Whether the person yells “On your left,” rings … Continue reading

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Branching Out

I am starting a new blog based on one of my favorite retirement activities, hiking the many trails of the Kansas City metropolitan area. Every week a small group of friends and I walk a different trail and then find … Continue reading

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