8/11: Des Moines’ Sculpture Park & Capitol

Hello again,When Steven and I arrived in Des Moines, Iowa, last August near the beginning of our two-month-long road trip, we were disappointed to discover both the famous Des Moines Art Center and the Salisbury House were both closed. Luckily, we had plenty to entertain ourselves with however at the Art Center's large Sculpture Park …

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8/11: Lincoln State Capitol & International Quilt Museum

First post from our LAST Road Trip! Hello again,I figure it's finally about time that I begin writing about our last road trip that began in August, don't you, especially since we left on our current road trip weeks ago?! Steven and I were so excited to leave on a two-month trip to the Midwest and …

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1/6: Flags, Guns & Horses at Pro Trump Rally Today in Phoenix!

Good day,Before the momentous events of yesterday here in the US, I had planned to write the first post on this past fall's two-month-long trip to the Midwest and Southeast. However, with the experience Steven and I had yesterday afternoon at the state capitol building here in Phoenix, I decided to write this post out …

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Steven’s dream fulfilled: a visit to Devils Tower in Wyoming!

Hello on Christmas!For quite a while, Steven had mentioned he'd wanted to visit Devils Tower National Monument in far northeastern Wyoming but we never made it there until this past July on our way back from exploring several national parks in the Pacific Northwest. I hadn't realized beforehand that the park had long held such special …

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7/8: Small Town Wyoming: Worland & Onto Gillette

Good morning,Though Steven and I have lived so close to the state of Wyoming for the past almost 40 years, never before this past summer had we taken the time to explore the central part of the state, having chosen to spend time pretty well exclusively in the marquee site of Yellowstone National Park instead. As …

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7/8: Dubois-Gillette via Thermopolis’ Hot Springs State Park

Good morning,Have been too busy knitting recently bloomers, bonnets, and rompers for our granddaughter Clara's Christmas parcel to find any time on the computer - so this is a belated post about a part of Wyoming that is as beautiful as it gets. Steven and I were lucky enough to drive through in July after …

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7/7: Bear Adventure at Grand Teton’s Jenny Lake!

Good morning,Here's a very short post (unusual, I know, for me!) about our quick visit last July to Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park after spending so long at Yellowstone National Park. Though we'd planned to spend a couple of nights in the park, we ended up basically driving through the park to get closer to  …

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