Monthly Archives: August 2009

Crazy Horse

We’ve been back from South Dakota for a couple of weeks now but I still want to talk about Crazy Horse. That place was amazing! I didn’t realize that basically the family of the man who began carving Crazy Horse … Continue reading

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Custer State Park

We went to Custer State Park today. It was a little rainy at times but the weather was very cool. We took the Needles Highway to the park which is a scenic route with winding hairpin turns. I really enjoyed … Continue reading

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Prairie Dogs, Deadwood, & Free Roaming Cattle

There are prairie dogs here that are the size of small raccoons. They are huge and apparently well fed! The tourists stop to take pictures of them, which I can understand. I, on the other hand, think they are one … Continue reading

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Mount Rushmore

We went to Mt. Rushmore today. Of course we come to South Dakota and we bring the heat! The weather last night said this was the 1st heat wave of the summer and it was expected to get to 95 … Continue reading

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1880 Train

Our first full day in South Dakota we rode the 1880 Train. It’s an old steam train that runs from Hill City to Keystone. It’s only 10 miles between the towns but the ride round trip takes over 2 hours. … Continue reading

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First Shawl

I finished my shawl last week. I think it’ll be good to use around the house when I get too cold. I was worried all the way through about unraveling the fringe at the end but it was soooo easy! … Continue reading

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Traveling to South Dakota

We left for vacation Monday morning around 10:00. Stopped off at work to check and yep, I got my new textbooks! YEAH! The trip was pretty nice. I started Emily’s sweater and made it a little over halfway through the … Continue reading

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