Taking the Backroads: Fence Post in Flint Hills
We joke that if you don’t like the weather in Kansas, you just need to wait five minutes, because it will change. That’s especially true in spring. While it can be frustrating to experience snow, rain, and 70F temperatures in one day — especially because extreme temperature changes egg on tornadoes — it does bring with it the most amazing skies and natural lighting.
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On a recent trip to Salina, Kansas, about two and a half hours west of Kansas City, I left I-70 in lieu of the 56 mile long Native Stone Scenic Byway through Shawnee and Wabaunsee Counties. While this photo is probably quite boring to many, to me this simple fence post shot shows the rolling hills of the prairie greening up in early spring and the always interesting Kansas sky.
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