Trade Winds Lodge
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... what folks who live in the area do for news, and she told me they listen to the radio.
Obviously the owner of this ranch had a good idea for a low-maintenance ongoing revenue stream. Smart!
We left early the next morning with all the other overnighters. Guess no one had a reason to be in Valentine, NE!
... adventure. We were up at 4.30am, to be at the blind by 5.30am (first light). We sat quietly and patiently at the blind but it wasn't long before we heard the rustling of feathers, poor Laurie could hear and see the birds but it would be another hour before he could get a photo. This was a magical experience, they danced and boomed for hours and Laurie got great photos and ...
Started off the day with a breakfast event at the Niobrara Lodge.
Poked around the area and met a few people, then arrived at the Bull Bash. What a scene! There were beautiful bulls and their owners all along Main Street, and all the stores and restaurants were open with specials and promotions drawing the people in.
We stopped in at the Cherry County GOP storefront to campaign with passers-by, and shook a lot of hands and talked to a lot of ranchers ...
... Fairgrounds. It was a dessert/auction/benefit for the Heart Fund, and what a success! I wore my red tie and Dawn was in a pretty red dress, so we fit right in, and had a wonderful time.
Finally, we relaxed in our room at the Niobrara Lodge, and rested up for a big day tomorrow at the Bull Bash!
... with the bison was something the supervisor could not quite explain, but, with a bit of mayonaise, Sir Isaac tasted good anyway, and how fitting that the Canadians should symbolise outdoing the Americans at the Falls by serving a Brock burger! What could be more cutting?
Mrs Henry and I returned to the American side and the Egg, which had clearly enjoyed a well-earned rest, albeit in a slum, going by the way that its ageing but still powerful V8 ...