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A Journal through the American West, Part 2

“Take me back to the Black Hills, the Black Hills of Dakota,” sang Doris Day as Calamity Jane, and ever since I wanted to see those Black Hills. 699 more words


Our 2009 Road Trip, Part 24: Outtakes Off I-90 West

It’s a time-honored MCC tradition: every road trip concludes with bonus photos I skipped while compiling all the preceding chapters. However, this finale is a little more special than average. 854 more words


7 Teens Rescued From Rock Island In South Dakota

SIOXU FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say seven teenage boys were rescued from a small island of rocks at a Sioux Falls park.

Police say the boys swam out to the island in Falls Park early Saturday evening and were unable to return to shore because of the strong current created by a nearby low-head dam. 58 more words


Cellpic Sunday - 15 July 2018

Chamberlain, South Dakota.

Her name is Dignity. The Native American woman stands some 50-feet (15 m) tall. Sculpted of stainless steel, “Dignity represents the courage, perseverance and wisdom of the Lakota and Dakota culture in South Dakota,” according to artist Dale Lamphere who used three models of Lakota Native Americans to create the face. 172 more words


This is Us...

It fascinates me how human souls and parts of this world fight to meet the way our souls did. That split second of divine appointments that were orchestrated to change our lives forever. 2,726 more words

Final Post

July 10, 2018

To all of you who have been loyal fans and followers of this website, it is with great sadness that I must inform you that Herb Ryan will no longer be maintaining this website.  359 more words

South Dakota

Day 9: Black Hills National Forest (SD) to Buffalo, Wyoming

Started the day in Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota, at 1734 miles and ended the day in Buffalo, Wyoming at 1984 miles. 

After an important Dad/Trip life lesson (Cleaning Windshields of Massive Bugs 101), we put South Dakota in our rearview mirror and set our sights on the great state of Wyoming. 607 more words