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The lack of water is why Scott & I couldn't bear to live in Tucson. I smelled water as soon as I opened the door to my truck here, as sure as I could locate Lake Erie even when I couldn't see it as a toddler.
Nebraska is a veritable snooze of a state, but it has water, and I like it! ...
... failed banks during the 1930's.
Farther down the road another wooden sculpture depicts a cowboy with saddle in hand looking in the distance perhaps with longing to push further into the frontier.
Then came the first of several interesting water towers. These tall structures stand out on the skyline of the prairie states and the one in Adair, Iowa makes you smile ...
... delayed a week.
Had we left on the 4th, we would have been right in the middle of the snow storm. But we missed it. Because of a cold.
Sometimes, things happen for a reason. Makes you think, right?
As for our drive today? Uneventful. We got some wind and rain, but we’re safe and dry in Grand Island, Nebraska, because of a cold.
See you tomorrow.
I should mention: over the weekend I decided it's time for me to take a break from the travels.
After 120 days on the road, consecutive nights of hotel or campground, I would favor familiar surroundings to recharge and plan for the change in seasons. Fortunately, I know this woman who birthed me - she's willing to put me up for a while.
Once it became clear in my mind, I was ready to get ...
... sunshine. The road heads directly into the sun and it is brutal to see anything. Not far down the road we cross into Nebraska and find the "Mother load" of RV Parks. Sidney, NE is the World Headquarter of Cabela's and they have an RV Park right behind the office complex. This will be a must stop for anyone heading West on I-80.
The road now is flat and straight out in front of ...