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May 15, 2007 - Lake Okoboji May 14-15, 2007
This morning we spent running last minute errands. Finally we left around 1:00 but shortly out of town we discovered we were running short on fuel. Guess what, no stations at most exits and the early ones did not have diesel. With just 30 miles left on the tank we finally found the badly needed fuel and also had lunch. The drive was directly into a fierce head wind. We kept the speed down to 55 in order to help the fuel mileage. There were lots of hog farms along the way. They have a way of making their presence known! The road was good and...Jump to full entry
Jun 3, 2006 - Are we sure we're in Nebraska?
May 30 After a week, we left Cheyenne and headed east into Nebraska. "Nebraska?" a friend asked. "Is it as flat and boring as they say?" Judge for yourselves from what you see and read. Our first stop was at Lake McConaughy on the North Platte River. The drive in was over several miles of washboard dirt road, and we were happy to arrive. Only one other couple was in the park after Memorial Day, so it was quiet and peaceful. The swimming pool was inviting, but we declined. We had been surprised to see a lot of yucca growing in the area, and...Jump to full entry
May 31, 2005 - Iowa
Decided to stop in Toeterville (that's Toe ter ville, like my big toe, not Tooterville!!) to see Sgt. Major (Retired) Kittleson and his wife, Darlene. Walter and Gaylon were on the Son Tay Raid together, and Gaylon goes way back in the military (one of the original Alamo Scouts in WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam) We had a wrong phone number, but driving through Toeterville all fifteen houses, we saw their name on one of the mailboxes in a group of mailboxes, and drove down the street until we saw a garage with a 7th SFG sign and Special...Jump to full entry