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A quick trip to the National Trails Museum back in Independence turned into a longer trip as we ended listening to an excellent guide taking a school party round. Then we got on 1-29 and drove through an empty yet pleasant landscape which evolved into waterlogged wheat fields of western Iowa - they have had huge rainfall recently. We're now in …
... their craft and keeping the skills alive. We were following their westward trail, so it was pretty cool to feel some kindred with the pilgrims, although it could be said our pace and comfort levels were worlds apart!
We all are a little crook unfortunately at this stage, just run down from all the travel, looking forward to relaxing somewhere primo.
Fuel, Fuel, Truck stop, Fuel, Fuel, Walmart, ooo some corn, Fuel, wicked electrical storm, fuel and finally... ...
... station for the B-52 for the electronic warfare officer (EWO) that was like the one Dan trained on when he was in Sacremento.
On the way back to Omaha, we stopped and split a runza. A runza is a regional "sandwich," kind of like a meat pasty - baked bread dough with a ground beef, cabbage and onion filling. Ours had swiss cheese and mushrooms in it as well. It was good, but I ...
... two smaller halls that house exhibits. There were also two sphinxes up there that looked like each had an eagle covering its face. I found a description; they are Assyrian sphinxes, covering their faces with their wings from the horrors of past and future wars. Very unusual statues!
After that, we drove on up to our reserved room at Offut AFB south of Omaha. It is a very nice ...
... beyond. Travel through the magnificent splendour of the Rockies today....superlatives have little impression on the sheer grandeur of these mountains. Rivers such as the Rio Grande and Colorado which flows through the Grand Canyon get their start in these mountains. We observed the Rio Grande as a small trickle which gradually gets wider and faster as it goes along. So long for now Wazz & ...
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