Tag Archives: South Dakota

American History comes to Life in a South Dakota Rest Stop

Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery lit up my passion for historical travel sites

Like too many of us in the pre-Ken Burns era, my high school history experience was more an exercise in rote memorization than a way to understand the human condition (or myself).

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Corn Palace and Creativity

Mitchell Corn Palace humor

It’s an ingenious concept really. Imagine a game show that challenges contestants to use make scenes from twelve colors of corn.

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The Needles Highway and Unconventional Thinking

These are the "needles" in the needles highway

Imagine being in a forest of sewing needles soaring thousands of feet above your head. You'd feel like a “Who” in Dr. Seuss’s classic book "Horton Hears A Who," wouldn't you?

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Reverb10, Day 25: Photo

This is me as I crossed into Wisconsin, where I would soon meet Leigh and Chris

Prompt: Sift through all the photos of you from the past year. Choose one that best captures you; either who you are, or who you strive to be. Find the shot of you that is worth a thousand words. Share the image, who shot it, where, and what it best reveals about you.

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Crossing the Mississippi, Entering the Plains

The Conga III magic continues from WI through MN and SD.  I'm proud to be a Conga III rider, a Facebook-facilitated motorcycle fundraiser benefiting breast cancer.

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