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... would stand out that we hadn't seen yet. My favorite was the delicate delphinium, which looks very different from the sturdy garden variety. This one has small, delicate white flowers tinged with reddish purple strung out on a thin stalk. Greta pointed out how the variety of plants changed slightly when we came into wetter land. She pointed out the bobolink with its jangly, crazy song. By the end of the walk - really, meandering, Greta had added some ...
... My favorite was the Prairie Ecology Building. One of several stone buildings built by the CCC. Inside, you felt as if a time capsule had been opened into the 1940's. The long wooden desks pushed together with stands of lighting attached to cast near light over your reading or examination of plants. From the high ceiling several long chains held round lights fixtures that could have been out of medieval times probably just to give ambience lighting from ...
... had the wettest June in 140 years (14 inches), and is heading for an all time high.
I am missing the consistent. moderate climate of CA. It's one of the reasons I know I belong in CA.
Tomorrow (no rain predicted) I'll travel to Sioux Falls, SD and another 400 miles will put me at Mt. Rushmore. My next known stop is Reno, NV (1200 miles from Mt R) to visit Blair and his family. My best guess is that I'll be in Reno the week of July 7.
... side was varied with trees forest and farms. So pretty. Here we joked about all the Orange cars that seem to be around us. They were everywhere we went. We drove to Minnesota. Entering the state in a construction zone. On the side of a mountain with an amazing view of the lake below. The mountain scenery slowly changed to flat lands and farms as far as the ...
... spread as far as the eye can see. It clearly was a good place for them as the headwind we were facing was significant. I noticed our gas mileage dropped from 10 to about 7 this leg due to the wind and seemingly constant minor uphill grade.
Our big adventure on the way was to stop at the "SPAM Museum". Why? Well, better ask "Why not?". It was in Austin Minnesota - headquarters ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed