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... at the state Thespian Convention. Now, we are in Lincoln to do it all one last time for the International Convention. We unloaded set on Friday afternoon and assembled the set on stage Saturday afternoon. Then the kids had 2 performances back-to-back Saturday night. We then dis-assembled the set and reloaded it back onto the trailer. We didn't get back to the dorms until almost 2am, so ...
... s not much to see in the land, but they have a nice "heritage center" (not sure why it isn't just called a visitor center, but, I guess it doesn't really matter). They have displays explaining the process of homesteading, the equipment used on the farms "back in the day," and pictures & stories from various homesteaders. We particularly enjoyed the story of the last homesteader who got his land in Alaska in 1978. He cultivated it for the required 5 years, but ...
Our day started with a quick walk through Cabella's; we think the article about Cabella's being the main tourist attraction in Nebraska was highly exaggerated! It was windy today so Jim did all the driving, starting with 100 miles to breakfast which we enjoyed at a rest stop along the highway. Today we developed an appreciation for the journey ...
Then went for dinner in The Watering Hole. It turned out to be a little too close for comfort as during our meal the skies absolutely opened and tipped up to 5" of rain in the space of about an hour. Fantastic lightning shows. The poor restaurant owner had to pump out his basement so had ...
After a 4 hour drive from Missouri, through the southwest corner of Iowa, and into Nebraska, we arrived at Lincoln. We found a campground about 3 miles from campus, and checked in. We then drove back to campus and walked around. It was a large campus with all of the academic buildings co-located, and the football stadium ...
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