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Nan Talley
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TORREY UTAH, TO LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
October 28, 2014 We leave Torey, Utah and descend the mountains toward Las Vegas.  As the altitude drops, John's breathing  as well as our attitudes  improve remarkably. It is amazing what altitude and oxygen levels do to our bodies.   Late in the afternoon...

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THE CUSTER STATE PARK ANNUAL BUFFALO ROUNDUP
Saying good-by to Devils Tower National Monument, we pointed the motorhome back east by the way of Spearfish to the Rapid City. The Aspen, in their finest tradition,  treated us to their fall display.  Yellows and browns seem to be the only fall colors here...

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A KIOWA LEGEND
  The Native American Legend of Devils Tower:   DEVILS TOWER We left Rapid City and pointed the coach westward toward Wyoming, the home of Devils Tower.   After leaving the interstate at Wyoming 24 then 110, we proceeded through the rolling hills toward our...

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RAPID CITY
NEXT STOP?   Ellsworth Air Force Base and the South Dakota Air and Space Museum in Rapid City.   There is just one problem.  After entering the museum, I was so mesmerized that I forgot to take photos. AND we were too late for the tour of the missile site. ...

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WELCOME TO THE BADLANDS
In my last post I shared Camp Pleasant/Camp Plumb which was the location of Lewis and Clark's rest stop above and on the Missouri River.   We continue our westward trek on   I-90.  Our destination is the Badlands National Park.  The scenery is starkly diffe...

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LEWIS AND CLARK AT PLUMB CAMP/CAMP PLEASANT
Our next point of interest as we traveled west on Interstate 90 is Camp Pleasant, where on September 16, 1804 Meriwether Lewis and William Clark camped.  In Clark's journal, he wrote of the numerous Elk, Buffalo, Deer, Antelope and the swift Pronghorn. Thei...

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OH, WHAT A CORNY BLOG!
Nope, there are no corny  jokes here.  But you will find a lot of corn!  Black corn, red corn, brown corn, white, yellow corn.                                                     Don't let all the corn fool you.  None of the corn is edible.  It is used to c...

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VISITING FALLS PARK, SOUTH DAKOTA
Saturday found surrounded by many of the first buildings built in Sioux Falls. We were making our way to the one hundred twenty acre Falls Park, the major destination for recreation in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Upon entering the park, we were greeted on t...

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After leaving the picturesque town of my father's birth, Centerville, Iowa, we went on a search of Monteith, Iowa.  I was hoping to find more family history.  First, we found the quiet Monteith Cemetery adorned with numerous flagpoles and well tended ground...

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