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... personality - always smiling. Except for a few minutes that night we watched her while mom and dad enjoyed a date night. Attached are a few pictures of that sweetheart of ours.
We are now back in Raleigh. We have one day to pack for our trip to ...
Amana Colonies is one of America's longest-lived communal societies beginning in 1714 in Germany and continues today here on the Iowa prairie. First settleing near Buffalo, NY in 1843-44 they needed more farmland and in 1855 move to Iowa. They called their village "Bleigtreu" or "remain faithful". Then the leaders chose the name "Amana" from the Song of Solomon 4:8. There are 6 villages within ...
... 8211; although I’ve heard that some people have been misusing them to dry their hair. Ridiculous! And thanks to the Country Inn and Suites receptionist for allowing us to keep the bikes under the entrance awning during the storm.
So we set off late, at about midday, when the radar picture on 'weather.com’ showed that the bulk of the storm had passed us by. In the same way that a tired old boxer continues to throw ...
We left Grand Island to a beautiful sunrise. Not many times do you have a great sunset and then get to see the big fireball in the East come morning. What it does tell you is we are out and on the road early. This is another day we will be logging 350 plus miles. What was a day of traveling the flat lands of Nebraska yesterday, today we are into Iowa and finding rolling hills. Seems like up and down, up and down. . . We cross the Platte River and find another ...
... them, and dives head first into the burrow opening, but only comes up with dirt up his nose. I thought they were chipmunks, but they are thirteen-striped ground squirrels.
So tomorrow we will say good bye to the ground squirrels and corn fields. Oh wait, isn't Nebraska the CornHusker State.... Dang, more corn!
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720 33rd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids | 2 star motelfrom $55