Tag Archives: Travel

Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center

We found an interesting place while at Yellowstone. It was called “Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.” This is not the kind of place where I would normally go, but it was recommended by “US News and World Report” as one … Continue reading

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Old Faithful

Today was our last day at Yellowstone. It is sad to leave such an amazing place, but life goes on. We have seen so many geysers that they are beginning to all look the same. We decided to spend our … Continue reading

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More about Yellowstone

Today we again are exploring the wonders of Yellowstone National Park. The other tourists never cease to amaze me. Many are older, retired people like us. There are few children as they have all returned to school. The children that … Continue reading

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Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park is Mother Nature’s playground where she displays her beauty, power, and magnificence. We saw unbelievable sites yesterday: geysers gushing water and steam, deep springs in various colors of blue, green and red, hot boiling pools of water … Continue reading

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Devil’s Tower

Morris has always wanted to see Devil’s Tower in South Dakota ever since he saw that movie “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” in which the tower is featured prominently as the place where a spaceship landed. “Didn’t you think … Continue reading

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Mt. Rushmore

Mt. Rushmore is… well.. Mt. Rushmore. Who hasn’t seen pictures of the four giant heads carved into a mountain in South Dakato? This is the American Mecca that everyone wants to see. Picture taking is a must for everyone there. … Continue reading

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Nebraska

Driving from Kansas City to Sioux Falls ¬†on I-29, the road is in the Missouri River Valley. One side of road is flat floodplain, very fertile land. There are fields of corn, silos, and granaries. The other side of the … Continue reading

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Westward Ho

Well, actually it is not “Westward Ho,” it’s “Northward Ho.” The first leg of our journey took us north from Nashville to St. Louis. The trip was pretty uneventful unless you count almost missing our exit. My sister lives north … Continue reading

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The Trip Begins August 23

Our vacation trip officially begins on August 23. We wanted to stay home in Tennessee for the solar eclipse on August 21 as we are in the direct path of the complete eclipse, a once in a life-time event. August … Continue reading

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