So... the SO tells me she has reason to believe she (Graceland perhaps) is actually from Kansas — despite the MA in her passport. I am on the road again and since, unlike Dorothy, she has never sullied her ballet (ruby) slippers in The Sunflower State, I offer this snap from the American Roadways gallery on Smugmug. Just off KS 177 - Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Flint Hills, KS in November 2007. Highly dependent on RRS and the Gitzo.
A solitary tree waging the unwinnable war against grass. The longest running conflict on the planet. More