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... tear the tie down rings off the wings, the rain and lightning was torrential, but the fun began with the HAIL! It was marble size hail but sounded like baseballs hitting the airplane.
With daylight, I don't see any damage, so maybe fabric is better than aluminum sometimes;-)
Ive got to do some shopping and clean up the airplane, so I'll probably hang around here for a couple days if I can get a hangar. I'm not doing another wee hours disaster drill.
... wet but thankfully we
were inside as 2 more minutes later it was hailing huge balls of
hail. I was actually worried they would crack the front windscreen.
It lasted about 15 minutes, by then we were on our way, trying to
find somewhere to stop and take shelter.
With the weather clearing we decided to
try free place number three on the list. They have the street corners
of the centre of Rapid City set up with life size ...
... it was a plinth supporting the great men and allowing them to be seen by the world. I pointed it out to Jo.
“Maybe this is the important national monument. The Rushmore Workers Memorial Scree Slope.”
With that small sedition we scurried back to Elephant, loaded up and headed east across the very aptly named Badlands and on into the American heartland, into the corn fields and into a different America.
... and we washed them down with a thick chocolate shake - all low cal, of course. The Boondocks stop has a 50's and 60's feel and the gift shop was loaded with such collectibles. As we're seeing everywhere else, there were númerous tents set up selling everything from leather goods to Sturgis souvenirs. We continued through Deadwood and all I could ...
... of road construction. After being held up at one site, the flagman instructed us to all move forward and onto the right-hand shoulder. We waited there for a while, and then saw this ginormous truck coming into view, carrying a massive tank/container. Anyone have any suggestions as to what its eventual purpose might be??
Eventually, I made it into Rapid City and found Leah's house. Leah is a remarkably ...