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SOUTH DAKOTA: Dignity of Earth and Sky Statue

June 8th ~ Chamberlain,  SD We decided to have a shorter day. Our only scheduled stop was to see the Dignity Statue which is located at a rest stop/information center overlooking the Missouri River along I-90 near the town of … 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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ILLINOIS: Small Town USA

May 26th-31st ~ Hume, Illinois ~ Tim is from a split family, as many of our friends are. Growing up in a small farming community, everyone knows everyone. When we come back to his home town area, we try to … Continue reading

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ST. LOUIS: Missouri Botanical Garden

May 27th ~ St. Louis, MO Our weather was hot and humid, but we were not to be deterred. Since it was a holiday weekend, finding an RV park in St Louis the previous evening became difficult. We ended up … Continue reading

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Tulsa, Oklahoma: Philbrook Museum of Art

May 24th ~ Claremore, OK Back on Route 66 out of Oklahoma City, we made our way north toward Tulsa. I have enjoyed seeing some of the old classic cars along the way and today we were treated to seeing … Continue reading

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NEW MEXICO: Taos Pueblo, a World Heritage Site

May 20th ~ Taos, NM I woke up at 3:30 this morning with a loud bang, the RV shaking violently and a rather un-lady like “Oh Shit”. The wind was howling. I got up and went to the bathroom, and … Continue reading

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NEW MEXICO: Bandelier National Monument

May 18 ~ Bandelier National Monument Located 48 miles NW of Santa Fe, you can find another example of ancestral dwellings from the Ancient Pueblo People. There is evidence showing human activity at what is now called Bandelier National Monument … 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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NEW MEXICO: Chaco Culture National Historical Park

My 14th ~ New Mexico Up until about a week ago, I had never heard of Chaco Culture National Historical Park. When I ask if anyone had suggestions to add to our itinerary, this was brought up, in fact, more … Continue reading

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