........ I am not much on Kansas......
Another true Missourian speaks!
We moved to Overland Park, KS, a suburb of Kansas City in the mid '80's. Theres an interstate, I-435, that rings the city. Anyone living within that ring is living in the K.C. metro area.
At a family gathering, and elderly cousin, and at that time, keeper of family history came up to me and said how happy she was that I moved back to MO. "Well actually," I said, "We live in Overland Park." Dead silence. She finally asked, "Why Overland Park." "Because they have a good school system and it's all middle class neighborhoods."said I. She was a retired school teacher so glare at me relaxed somewhat about the school comment. "Well, OK. Just don't move to the other side of I-435."
I should point out that she's my cousin that though Quantrill didn't do a good enough job at Lawrence.