Hilton Garden Inn Omaha Downtown / Old Market Area
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... of the longest days. By the time the kids finally got to sleep it was usually well after dark and I found the driving bloody hard, the roads being pretty good but all the road markings faded and with constant stream of oncoming traffic it had me cross eyed after an hour or two so couldn’t make the most of the silence. At least driving during the day we could see the corn!
The only detour we made across the top was to check out the mighty Niagara Falls. This ...
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 ...
... bigger than a typical hotel room, but not a 2 room suite like we were blessed with at Scott AFB. We went for a walk around the area; Offut boasts the country's largest "field house" (a gym), in an enormous former hangar that did the mods on aircraft during WWII.
Tomorrow (Friday), we are staying in Omaha, going to look at the SAC museum here, and possible some other places, too.
... There's an attached restaurant. The bathroom is clean but tiled with outdoor tile. odd.
There's beer in the fridge and snack bars but they all cost. Nick eats one of each immediately. The bed is hard. Hard as a rock. Nick jokes "Oh I know, they forgot to put the mattress on TOP of the box springs!"
After settling in, Nick talked an unhungry Jessi into going to dinner. This was Nick's fourth meal. The hotel had an ...
... is alive and well in the world of hunting and gun ownership, as every year, small business people push good new products to the marketplace . . . despite so much governmental overreach and overregulation.
I aim to stop that, in the U.S. Senate!
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