April 13, 2023
Possible editor’s notebook
People laughed at me when, as a college student, I got lost in Fort Riley and feared I might be shot or at least arrested by the military police.
At that time soldiers were not welcome in Manhattan and I didn’t expect a lost college student was welcome to prowl around on the post.
I had given a ride to a college coed who was living in a colonel’s home on the post. With her directions I easily found my way to the house but I missed a turn or two trying to get off the post and became hopelessly lost. I drove around on the post for what seemed like hours�...