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Where do you go when you want to meet people in Pender?
Popo's Drive Inn, of course!
We started a campaign swing through northeast and north central Nebraska this morning at that fine establishment, followed by an interview with the Pender Times.
Thanks, all, for the hospitality!
What a crowd at the South Sioux City Chamber of Commerce banquet!
The room was packed, and the handshakes were plentiful.
Really enjoyed meeting so many people and exchanging ideas about business prospects and political issues.
They sure made me feel right at home.
Nebraska shares its eastern border with Iowa along the MissouriRiver, so as we travelled northwards up I-29 we actually went northward by way of Iowa. We saw lots and lots of farmland, but, of course, the corn and soybean crops have all been harvested ...
... and rain showers in front of me.
The storms were my companions most of the day. I caught up to them early and passed them somewhere in eastern Colorado. For a few hours in the afternoon the sun was actually shining in Nebraska, though the clouds behind me were awesome and foreboding. Then I caught up to the next line of storms somewhere between Kearney and Grand Island. These included very heavy rain for about ...
Today was intended to be another pretty much hardcore mileage day...I only had 2 other objectives for the day: (1) Dip over into Oklahoma to grab a Geocache, and (2) During my planned pass-thru of Kansas City, have lunch at one of their famous BBQ establishments.
Staying in Ft Smith last night had the additional objective, besides being a logical stopping point along the way, of being a border town to Oklahoma, one of only 5 states in which I had ...