La Quinta Inn Omaha Northwest
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... 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... ...
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.
We had been furiously decluttering our house for our airbnb guests by taking car loads to parents' house. It's mentally taxing because I didn't realize how much junk we had. It's ridiculous but at least it's over.
We went to bed at midnight, and woke up at 4am. My dad got there soon and off to the airport. Plenty of time. Arrived at 5am. Grabbed some breakfast pizza and Nick got a sandwich.
Our first flight we were separated. ...
It felt good to be "preaching to the choir" as a guest speaker to the Omaha Republican Business and Professional Women's group at their regular dinner at the Garden Cafe in Rockbrook Village.
We conservatives know what needs to be done. We are united in determination to reverse course in Washington, D.C. We will install solid Republican ...
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