Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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Well it has been several days since there have been any posts. That's because those days have been spent in the field from 8 am until 9 pm harvesting the beans. Beans are fickle and do not like moisture so you needed to get them when they are ready and no rain. It is very tough running out in the field ...
... br> I will be travelling with Jessica and Amy, who are both my classmates from Drake's Pharmacy Program. I am glad to have some company on this trip and look forward to getting to know the two of them better. We will be spending 4 weeks in King Edward VIII Hospital in Durban working under the department of pharmacy. I have a feeling we will be doing quite a bit of shadowing but it should be a great opportunity to observe ...
I am back in Waukee for a few days and it is time to get back on the trail. The weather is great but it seems a little windy. As I head out things seem a little too easy doing 15 mph with little work. it's not like it is a steep down hill, but I will learn on the way back that slight down hill with a good wind makes ...
Ok, we got started on the bean field yesterday afternoon, but we still had almost half the field to finish with rain coming in tomorrow. Randy went to work today and I drove over to finish the field before the rain. With beans they pick up moisture over night and harvesting can not start until 11am depending on the sun, at least I got a little break. Things were very tough the night before ...
... is a use fee trail and requires a permit. They have tubes to pay all along the trail. It is only $2 a day or $10 for a year. I sent them my $10 and feel it is a great way to help pay for something you use. The second thing I notice when I take off is the trail is concrete. Not sure how they got all that concrete back there, but it makes for a great trail. Check out the photos and hopefully I will have more in the future. ...