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A Day With Mr. Lincoln + Sensational South Dakota

Day 41.

Miles Driven: 365

We spent most of the day in the Illinois state capital: Springfield. (Did you know that Springfield is the most common town name in the USA?) This town is also known for being President Abraham Lincoln’s hometown. 1,074 more words


Mountain travels with birds

Published Aug. 16, 2006, in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle, “A summer of mountain birding.”

2014 Update: We continue to explore Wyoming with bird books in hand, especially “Wyoming Birds,” by Jane Dorn and Robert Dorn (contact the University of Wyoming Herbarium to order a copy… 1,006 more words


Summer of Learning

As summer winds down and the school year begins, I thought it would be nice to reflect on the learning that happened over the summer for myself. 638 more words


Aug. 14, 2014 - Leaving the Black Hills going to Omaha

When I started this trip I wondered if there would be a point at which I or the girls would say, Enough – I want to go home. 631 more words

Black Hills

Black Hills Majesty, Part 2

As promised, I am continuing from my last blog post which regale’s the time we spent in South Dakota this past May.

Our trip through the Black Hills of South Dakota was extremely memorable. 358 more words

DN Art Corner Updates

Heading West: Finally a South Dakota Road-trip

It’s taken me a decade, but I am finally, finally going to the Badlands/Black Hills/Mount Rushmore! I’m packing up my car and my beagle and heading up to South Dakota, then to the west! 70 more words

Places And Things (Nouns Are Fun!)