Where the Bison Roam


Custer State Park, SD was on our way home from the Wind Cave.  Rather then take the same route we decided to take a short cut through the park that was labeled on the map “ Wildlife Loop Road”.  Little …

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Wind Cave National Park– Black Hills of South Dakota


After leaving the Mammoth Site, we headed to the Wind Cave National Park just a few miles up the road.  We are both cave nuts…so this was a great exploration opportunity.  Luck was with us as the tour we selected …

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Mammoth Site–Indoor Paleontological Site


We have always wanted to go to a dig but wanted to see the real thing.  While looking through the tourist brochures…yes we do read the local handouts to see what attractions are in the area…we discovered a day trip …

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Salt Lake City, Utah


“Temple Square” is the centerpiece of Salt Lake City.  Although we probably should have, we didn’t fit the tour into our Salt Lake City visit.  We arrived here ready to explore and to get to know the  area.  We found …

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Zoo Adventure


While visiting Cecil’s daughter and family in Peoria, Arizona we all decided to spend the day at the Phoenix Zoo.  It was iffy weather when we started but once the plans were made we decided to take a chance on …

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A Cave. A REALLY Big Cave.


Carlsbad Caverns is another site on our bucket list.  We have heard a lot about the cave and since we have seen several on this trip we wanted to include Carlsbad.  When we drove up to the Cavern entrance we …

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Remember the Alamo


We arrived at the RV Park at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio late in the afternoon.  We decided to take it easy for the rest of the day and see the City the next day.  After traveling for …

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Birthdays and Soccer…Oh my!


Lots of birthdays in the month of November.  We start off with Mike’s oldest daughter Alyson who turned 15 on November 20.  As all parents of teenagers know this is the age for a permit to drive.  It doesn’t seem …

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We finally arrived in Florida, having driven through Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia, crossing the state border on Friday, November 7, 2014.  It was just  a short drive Saturday morning to arrive at Mike’s (Cecil’s son’s) house near Orlando.  As the …

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Petrified Forest and Painted Desert


We made an early stop before starting our visit to the Petrified Forest and the Painted Desert.  That stop was a rock and gem store on the road to the National Parks.  Of course, we had a coupon for a free 1/2 pound of …

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