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It's another windy rainy day again today. Such fickle weather we have had.
Driving through the greater part of North Dakota today we saw a house burning down. It's sad to see the ending of memories. There were two truck sitting in the yard but no fire or police for as far as the eye could see. No one seemed concerned.We also saw an old ...
... s parade and then finished the walk.
Grand Forks has a population of 53,000. They process potatoes, sugar beets and wheat. The University of North Dakota is located here.
We drove to Fargo for lunch and then to Bloomington, Minnesota and stayed at the Country Inn & Suites. We had dinner at ...
... set for driving into North Dakota was to reach the geographic centre of the North American continent, I headed down to Rugby and found it without problems:
My next goal was to get to Grand Fork, which was reached just before dark. On this side of North Dakota the farming emphasis is on crops rather than cattle and it reminded me of some of the Darling Downs...
... you can choose to be happy for that time, for as time passes holidays and other good things - and, yes the bad things - they will always happen but everything comes and everything goes. It's what you choose to do when they happen; that's key. Easier said than done.
We've met some fascinating people, had wonderful experiences during this time to celebrate the 50th year of our lives. Its good, really good and we're grateful for it.
We stopped at the huge US Air Force Base on the outskirts of Grand Forks ND. On weekends, visitors are not allowed entry, but we toured the display of aircraft in the garden at the main gate. A rare treat to get up close to some of these famous aircraft.
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