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... face. In the same town is the site of the first train robbery which occurred in I873 when Jesse James and his gang robbed the train in Adair. A train track, wheel and plaque marks the place.
The Sapp Brothers water tower in Omaha also brings a smile as a large coffee pot sits high in the air.
Who would think you would see a lighthouse in the middle of Nebraska, but ...
... delayed a week.
Had we left on the 4th, we would have been right in the middle of the snow storm. But we missed it. Because of a cold.
Sometimes, things happen for a reason. Makes you think, right?
As for our drive today? Uneventful. We got some wind and rain, but we’re safe and dry in Grand Island, Nebraska, because of a cold.
See you tomorrow.
I should mention: over the weekend I decided it's time for me to take a break from the travels.
After 120 days on the road, consecutive nights of hotel or campground, I would favor familiar surroundings to recharge and plan for the change in seasons. Fortunately, I know this woman who birthed me - she's willing to put me up for a while.
Once it became clear in my mind, I was ready to get ...
... was on cruise control most of the day as the road was so good. we have been aiming for North Platte, NE for a fuel stop and Flying J, our favorite fuel stop. We love those RV lanes.
We stop for lunch at a rest stop and then head on to Grand Island, NE for our one night stay at the local KOA. As we look West we see the setting sun in the West. Always a great thing to see.
... in a swing, watching the fireflies rise from the grass, and enjoying the cool evening. The air was so fresh---I told Larry it was because all that corn was busy exhaling! As I looked at the surrounding corn fields, I expected Shoeless Joe Jackson to come walking toward us, just like in "Field of Dreams."
This was an unexpectedly pleasant overnight stop. Not sure what we will find tomorrow in the little town of Valentine, ...