Norton nearly a no-go

I had second thoughts about making the 120-mile drive to Norton when I approached the junction of K-9 and US 283. 

I didn’t check the weather before leaving Russell. It was sunny outside, the temperature was approaching 50 degrees (10 Celsius), and all of Sunday’s snow had melted from the streets. I figured it would be that way all the way to Norton.

The sun was out all along I-70 to WaKeeney, but by time I reached Hill City, the clouds had thickened, and it looked quite dark off to the northwest. I finally checked the radar on my phone at the Graham-Norton county line, and I discovered there was precipitation west of Norton. 

Oh boy.

I thought about turning right at K-9, heading to Logan and then to US 183 to head back to Hays, but I decided to keep on going. I had made most of the trip, and why waste it? I also figured the precipition would not be that bad, and I would be able to take my time heading back. 

The junior varsity girls game has just started. The boys JV is playing at the old Norton gym, which is on US 283. The girls varsity game should start at 6:15. Peggy and I are going to eat after, which is the main reason I came. 

I had my work done by 10 a.m., so I was able to sneak in a nap before I left. I’ll stay up late tonight to get most of Russell done, because I can sleep early tomorrow night before my Thursday morning appointments in Hays. 

I left Buffalo Wild Wings just before 8:30 last night. Spent close to six hours there. Old habits in a new city. 

About David

Louisiana native living in Kansas. New Orleans born, LSU graduate. I have Asperger’s Syndrome, one toe less than most humans, addictions to The Brady Bunch, Lifetime movies, Bluey, most sports, food and trivia. Big fan of Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Brewers, New Orleans Saints, Montreal Canadiens. Was a big fan of Quebec Nordiques until they moved to Denver. My only celebrity crush is NFL official Sarah Thomas. I strongly dislike LSU fans who think Alabama is its biggest rival, warm weather, steaks cooked more than rare, hot dogs with ketchup, restaurants without online ordering, ranch dressing, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Tom Brady, Alex Ovechkin, Barry Bonds, Putin, his lover in Belarus, North Korean dictators, Venezuelan dictators, all NHL teams in the south (especially the Lightning and Panthers), Brooklyn Nets and Major League Soccer.

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