Monthly Archives: February 2017

Digging Deeper into Missouri

I continue my journey to see all of the 90+ Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites.  Some of these places are incredibly remote.  I just can’t imagine many people visit Clark’s Hill or the Osage Village. I am pleased to say that I have.


State Capitol and Historic Site


Clark’s Hill: Confluence of the Osage and Missouri Rivers.


Along a glade


Coffee in Cole Camp


Looking for the Bison


Prairie State Park


Truman Lake and dam


Harry S. Truman


February Forests Filled with Flying Birds


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Just an ordinary Saturday…

I traveled across Missouri for a Science Olympiad Tournament, stumbled on to a state park, and discovered a little coffee shop. Not a bad day. 

Knob Noster gets its name from a few hills (called knobs).  Noster means ‘our’ in the indiginous people’s language from this area. 

Hiking in the winter means no ticks, no mosquitoes, and no other people.  Peace. 

Discovery Trail

Knob Noster State Park

Found Art

One of several lakes.

These are not the correct knobs.

This stream floods the road often

Friendly, welcoming place

The coffee passed the test. Excellent

Pastries. I tried the kolache.

The Wright Stuff

Tower Building


Burnt Ends just like butter

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