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Travel Blogs from Custer
Mr. Borglum had some very powerful words on the size of Rushmore that guided him on the project that I would like to share here:
"A monument's dimension should be determined by the importance to civilization of the events commemorated...let us place there, carved as close to heaven as we can...our leaders, their faces, to show posterity what manner of men they were, then breathe a prayer that these records will endure until the wind and the ...
... exhibit about corn…types of corn, how it is used throughout the world, etc. Very interesting. John is standing next to what looks like a Christmas tree, but is actually a corn stalk tree with the various products that are made from corn.
On our way west, we saw some buffalo grazing and passed by the town where Laura Ingalls Wilder lived (from Little House on the Prairie fame). We also saw thousands of ...
... room". More groups choose heaven, but I was so happy when mine overwhelmingly opted for hell. A twisting climb down through many narrow and small passages. I was surprised at how little light the lanterns gave off. And when we reached the dungeon it was, of course, a dead end so we had to do the whole thing again in reverse. A great little romp and more exercise at one time than I have had in years. It made the whole trip ...
... that evening. Not a street light or neon sign for miles and
miles---the stars were beautiful and bright! As we were about to close our
eyes, coyotes began howling in the distance. This didn’t stop us from sleeping
under the stars, but was a good way to keep us close together and warm!
Kelsey and I woke at 6 am, just in time to see the sun rise over
the hilly plains to the east. Sometimes
I wonder how we have ...
... riding. Clare wasn't old enough so just Aimee and the boys went. Our guided tour with Blue Bell Stables took us through Custer State Park and was so much fun. The boys had never rode a horse before so this was something they were really excited about. Our horse's names were Hot Sauce (Aimee), Sweet Pea (Caleb), and Stardust (Cohen). Old Stardust was a bit slow and poor Cohen had to ...