Embassy Suites Omaha-La Vista
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Had a nice swim in Lake Michigan near Chicago, huge lake can’t see the other side, there were large sand dunes and a small wave. Apparently a hippie in a combi does surf tours on the lake, but it just didn’t feel like the sea. Hils and I had several theories why not. I thought because we were higher the horizon has less of a curve, Hils thought because we were higher than sea level the clouds looked closer. Either way, it certainly looked like ...
Today we went to see the Strategic Air and Space Command Museum southwest of Omaha in Ashland, NE, about 30 minutes away. It was very good! When you enter the lobby (on the second floor), the first thing you see is a real SR-71 Blackbird suspended from the ceiling right in front of you. I like SR-71s!
We spent more than 3 hours at the museum and enjoyed the exhibits. There was even ...
... bombed French churches, war bond posters, letters, medals, individual persons' stories, children's toys, and lots more! While we were there, we also got to hear a special event - a subset of a nearby Army band came and played some jazz. They were good. The museum is kind of dug into a bunker, half underground. On the roof is an observation deck with a 40 foot Liberty Memorial tower on ...
... enough it is. I wrote it down on a stolen napkin and the taxi driver looks at it from time to time. His name is Javier Pardo and he's friendly and chatty. I think all the drivers who go to the airport are. He tells us that we should call him if we need a taxi and I write down his phone number. I figure he could take us to the airport when we leave. He asks us why we chose that hotel, how much is it because he knows a better place. We tell ...
After a cold afternoon at a big outdoor consignment machinery auction, Dawn and I attended the Wild About Heart Ball, a benefit for the American Heart Association.
This beautiful dinner event was held at the Embassy Suites in LaVista.
We were so ...
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