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... pm Jon and Maryanna Hall picked us up to go the Blue Bell Lodge in Custer State Park for dinner. Unbeknownst to us, it was their 47th Wedding Anniversary. So we celebrated in style with buffalo meatloaf and apple crisp for dessert. It was all delicious! It was dark outside when we drove home and Jon did a good job of evading the deer that would pop up along the roadside. One deer actually played Russian roulette with us as he darted across the road right in front of us. ...
... The first part was called the Needles Highway. It has this name because of the many rock formations that are pointed rock outcroppings. For us rock enthusiasts this was really a lot of fun…not to mention the photographic opportunities. We had several chances to get out and hike including a hike around Sylvan Lake. This is a beautiful lake that seems to be nearly carved out ...
... learning about the sculpting process and the logistics behind is conception. We learned after the fact that the lights were not as bright as usual due to a severe thunderstorm the previous night that knocked out much of the lighting. We learned a bit more about this first hand a few hours later.
To put it mildly, you have not experienced a thunder storm until you have experienced a South Dakota thunder storm. I was hoping for ...
storm started up again and wow, it was intense. Thousands of
lightening flashes lit up the whole sky. I sat in the front and
watched it for an hour while the girls slept, it was fascinating. The
boys got in about 1230pm and then we drove to spend what was left of
the night in yet another Walmart. They're free to stay in but they
are getting money spent at them everytime we're there. We always need
either milk, salad or crackers.
... II began. Borglum’s son, Lincoln, did additional work on the hair, collars, and lapels before all carving stopped. Each figure had its own unveiling: Washington in 1930, Jefferson in 1936, Lincoln in 1937, and Roosevelt in 1939.
Borglum, who was extremely patriotic, selected these presidents because of their ability to govern or lead in times of great difficulty. Washington was chosen because he returned to lead over and over ...