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SOUTH DAKOTA: Falls Park, Porter Sculpture Garden, Corn Palace

June 7th ~ Mitchell, South Dakota ~ We had a full day, and I am concerned that we may be stretching Shirley a bit. She is not used to doing this much walking and I can see her getting weary … Continue reading

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IOWA: Grotto of the Redemption

June 6th ~ West Bend, IA ~ One does not expect to find a site sometimes billed as the “Eighth Wonder of the World’ in a small town in rural NW Iowa, with an estimated population of only 700 people. … Continue reading

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IOWA: Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum

June 5th ~ West Branch, IA ~ As we expected, there is a bit of a learning curve when a third party joins us in the RV. We were up around 8:00 this morning, but by the time we got … Continue reading

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IOWA ~ Our Return Trip With Tim’s Mom Begins

June 4th ~ Chrisman, IL to West Liberty, IA Well, we are back on the road today. This time Tim and I have company (besides Gus that is). Tim’s mom, Shirley has joined us in the RV for the return … Continue reading

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ILLINOIS ~ ITS ALL ABOUT ASHLEY AND WILL’S WEDDING!

MAY 31st – June 2nd ~Chrisman, IL The rest of our time in Illinois, it was all about THE WEDDING! Ashley is smart, beautiful, tiny, sweet, and Tim’s niece. She is the only child of his brother Larry and sister-in-law … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum

May 23rd ~ Oklahoma City, OK Declared by Yelp a “Top 10 Museum in America”, I was anxious to see it for myself. Even knowing that it would bring up deep-seated sadness for all the lives lost, I knew that … Continue reading

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TEXAS: Cadillac Ranch and Palo Duro Canyon

May 21st ~ TEXAS Back on Route 66, at least for a while today. Much of the old highway runs beside Highway 40, but sometimes it goes off on its own for a ways. We managed to get onto another … Continue reading

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NEW MEXICO: Los Alamos, Manhattan Project, Bradbury Science Museum

May 19th ~ Los Alamos, NM Today was a difficult day for me and I feel deeply affected by all we saw. I was aware of the Manhattan Project, and have visited the bomb site in Hiroshima. Still, seeing up … Continue reading

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SANTA FE, NM: Museum of International Folk Art

May 17 ~ Santa Fe, NM MUSEUM OF INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART If you are interested in folk art, this is the place to come. With more than 130,000 items from all over the world, the museum houses the largest international … Continue reading

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SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO: The oldest capitol city in the USA

May 16 ~ Santa Fe, NM  Founded by Don Pedro de Peralta in 1610. At 408 years old, Santa Fe is the oldest capitol city and the second oldest city in the United States. The climate is pretty extraordinary, boasting … Continue reading

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