Road Trip

Bill on October 17th, 2009

Hi, Well, we’re back in Washington DC after a driving trip across the northern-ish and central slice across the middle of the United States. Our travels took us through 19 states and the Province of Ontario We did learn a few things. 64 or 76 Days We were on the road for 64 or 76 […]

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Bill on October 1st, 2009

Hi, Vermillion, South Dakota is home to the University of South Dakota, and to the American Music Museum. If Murdo was an improbable repository on the Dakota Plain for 250 rare and collectable automobiles, Vermillion is an equally unlikely place to house 15,000 rare musical instruments collected from around the world. The instruments are from […]

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Bill on October 1st, 2009

Hi, Perhaps you’re partial to South Dakota although, other than the Badlands, I can’t imagine why. I think it says something when the most attractive aspect of an entire state is named “Bad Land.” If you lived here the very first thing you would do is move to somewhere else. The wind has been relentless […]

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Bill on September 26th, 2009

Hi, Well, let’s give it up for the Traveling Companion. Hip-Hip Hoorah! We prowled the ghost town of Nevada City yesterday and then meandered over to West Yellowstone, MT enroute to the Bear Tooth scenic highway–only to discover that a piece of the highway is closed due to construction. It was better to figure this […]

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Bill on September 25th, 2009

Hi, We finally stopped into a KOA campground last night, and were happy to do so as dusk approached. It’s sort of a lovely parking lot with all of the facilities, much the way I’d imagined. The night sky in the Middle of Nowhere, MT is quite something to see. The Traveling Companion, who has […]

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