Valley West Inn
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We left Park City around 7:45a.m. CMT. We were going to stop in Omaha for the night, but I wanted a shorter drive on Saturday. As a result, we arrived at Fairfield Inn and Suites in the Des Moines area at 12:30a.m. I used 10,000 points for the room. ...
... Platte River. Miles and miles, fueled by nothing but podcasts and corn nuts. We stopped at Gothenburg where we went to see an old Pony Express Station which was still in one piece. While it was not in its original location, it was close enough and was the original building. The old wooden structure housed a friendly interpreter and the most amazing artifact: a Pony Express saddle. The system lasted only a little over a year. Wiry men rode hard for miles ...
... feeling that was really starting to settle in. But for whatever reason we were noticing a change of mood happening in us as we enjoyed our time there, and looked forward to figuring out and getting started on what was next for us.
As a final little celebration we each picked out a piece of pie to bring home from Perkins. I'm not sure if I'm remembering this right, but I have a memory of eating ...
... I-80 before the rain started a second time. This time it was not as heavy as before and my speed never dropped below 50 mph. On the other hand the rain lasted for over 50 miles. We finished off the day doing laundry and enjoying a Blizzard at DQ. Mary's Version: I'm just going to let some pictures that I took through the car window tell the story. Let's just say, Greg was a stellar driver, but it was very ...
No wonder dad sent me down the lonely roads of America....highway 80 is
REALLY BORING!!!!! Nothing but cornfields, beef that goes to McDonald's, wide
truck loads, pro-life signs and some country music to keep me entertained and
giggling across the heartland to my next ...
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