Monday, October 4, 2010

Lucas, Sylvan Grove, Wilson Community Yard Sales

105 miles in search of Treasures.
In each journey we may find crossroads and have to decide which way to go. When I reached this crossroad 16 miles north of Russell, KS it looked like the Garden of Eden promised the yard sales. So I headed for Lucas, Ks where the Garden of Eden is located. Once I arrived the yard sales were not full of treasures for my picking. But I did find some great carrot cake

It was a nice day so decided to look around a bit. First I visited the Lucas Grass Roots museum

and said hello to Rosslyn Schultz who was giving guided tours. What a great place
for eccentric art. I love the creativity of people who have no boundries.

Then stopped by the Garden of Eden which is a great place to learn of one man's passion and eccentricity. SP Dinsmore was 64 when he began his quest to share his opinions with the world. He created a glass casket and is buried in the foreground building so people can view his remains.

Garden of Eden, Lucas, KS
The song "John Brown's body lies a'mouldering in the grave" comes to mind.

The sun was moving higher in the sky and it was time to move on to the next town and more adventures.

(Footnote: Paradise is a town a few miles west of the intersection)