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Black Hills of South Dakota

By Marcia Frost

Midwest Travel Expert

Road to Badlands, South Dakota.

 When it comes to road trips, you’ll find quite a selection in the Midwest.  One of the best is one of the least known – the Black Hills of South Dakota. 582 more words


Vacation, continued...

Let’s see, so where did I leave off? Oh yes, our adventures among reptilian creatures.

So the next day we ventured out for a number of places. 1,171 more words

Places That Are Gone: On Top Of Mount Rushmore

In the late 1980s I was freelancing for Better Homes and Gardens and its brand-new spinoff, Midwest Living. Somehow this came to the attention of the South Dakota tourism bureau, which invited me to baste in the splendors of the Coyote State. 424 more words


Takeaways from a Talk by Steve Wozniak: The Mount Rushmore of the Digital Environment

If we had to create a Mount Rushmore* for the digital environment, who would be on it?  Who would be the four people that should be immortalized in granite? 1,020 more words


A little Friday extra: Dear Mr. President

Prompt: Historical Fiction Rant from the Daily Post Writing Challenge.

I don’t usually post on Fridays but I couldn’t resist this. It was just too too. 1,032 more words


How To Get Yourself Carved 60-feet High

Let’s say it’s 1927 and you’re looking for a place to carve a giant sculpture to increase tourism to the Black Hills of South Dakota. Why not opt for Mount Rushmore, located in an area seized from the Lakota tribe after the Great Sioux War of 1876 (despite the fact that the 1968 Treaty of Fort Laramie granted the Black Hills to the Lakota in perpetuity)? 268 more words