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... then. We were seated at the elongated community table, both agreeing that we weren't fans of such a thing. But, the food was good. The piece I loved the best was that the place was lit by teardrop filament bulbs. I have no interest in interior design but I love those bulbs, there's something quaint and antique about them. From there we moved on the the Tourist Trap called: Crazy Horse. It's truly sad how commercialized the place has become as we paid $22 to ...
... along the road tempting them with bread and treats. I found myself getting so angry about people feeding these animals. There are signs throughout the park saying NOT to feed wildlife. The deer in the Royal Gorge area were dying of malnutrition because people would feed them bread and so they didn't want to eat their normal diet.
... They were supposed to haul them all off, but never did, so now they're all covered with lichen and part of the landscape.
Along the trail is a neat cave where you can peer through a natural opening at the top and get a photo framing just the faces of Washington and Lincoln. That was kind of cool. I love caves of any size. The kids running around definitely had fun exploring the tiny cave - they kept running in and out.
Next, on to Crazy ...
... solving. Although there are a couple of lectures per week, most of the learning occurs during group-work based "tutorials." The goals of PBL are to develop "flexible knowledge, effective problem solving skills, self-directed learning, effective collaboration skills and intrinsic motivation." I'm really interested to see how that compares to curriculum and teaching at the University of Minnesota. The school year is ...
... and hooking up is not hard.
The outside temperature got up to 102F with a steady wind 25 - 40 mph during the first half of our trip. The second half the wind settled down and the temp dropped into the high 90's. About 100 miles from Rapid City we could see a jagged edge to the horizon -- it was the Black Hills of South Dakota. It was the first time we could see mountains on the horizon since we left ...
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