Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Kansas State Fair

It was our final state fair tour stop of the year, and it was one of the best. The people of Kansas really know how to have some Texas-style fun. It didn’t take fairgoers long to learn there’s no place like Texas.

Kansans got a chance to test their Texas IQ at our Texas or Not kiosk, and I have to admit, I was a little shocked so many had such high Texas IQs. Fairgoers were shown a series of 10 pictures on touch- screen monitors and had to determine whether that picture was in Texas or not. What was even more shocking – the question missed the most was the picture of Dodge City, Kansas!

People were pleased to learn about the array of vacationing opportunities in Texas, but vacation options weren’t the only thing we brought from Texas. The Marshall Ford Swing Band joined our road show for two weeks of western swing music. Normally a quartet, this time the dynamic duo, Greg and Kris, brought an element of good ol’ Texas tunes to the Kansas State Fair. My feet are still worn out from all of the dancing!

Well, folks, with 10 cities down and only one more to go, in what city will our Lone Star Tour end its six- month road trip? Go to and check out our schedule for the answer. Hopefully, we’ll see you on the 1st of October. Until we meet again, happy trails, my friends!

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