Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Final Miles of Our Trip to Home Sweet Home

Thursday, October 4, 2012 We drove from Omaha, NE to our home in Granger, IN today for a total of nine hours.  It was a full day but we managed to plan it so we avoided the Chicago rush hour … Continue reading

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Nebraska Furniture Mart and Dinner with Linda’s Cousins

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 We visited the largest furniture store I have every seen this morning, Nebraska Furniture Mart.  They must have had at least one hundred dining room sets, tons of area rugs to choose from and lots more.  … Continue reading

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Destination: Omaha, Nebraska

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Arden made a big breakfast for us before we left this morning while Sue was busy with details for a funeral this week at their church.  It turns out that Sue and Arden are known as … Continue reading

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Exploring Farm Life

  Monday, October 1, 2012 We drove to Betsy’s place of employment for the Biology Department’s Camp of the University of Nebraska where she does a little of everything to keep the camp ready for various activities.  We came as … Continue reading

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Arden and Sue Miller – Lodgepole, Nebraska

  Sunday, September 30, 2012 Cousin Sue and her hubby Arden Miller met us in Sidney, NE at Cabella’s.  It turns out Sidney is Cabella’s headquarters and the site of their first store.  Deane went with Arden and I with … Continue reading

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Garden of the Gods and the Flying W Ranch

Saturday, September 29, 2012 We returned to Garden of the Gods this afternoon to do their trails.  The Garden of the Gods is an area of towering red sandstone formations with a great view of Pikes Peak.  The sky was … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Top of Pikes Peak – 14,110 Feet in the Sky

Friday, September 28, 2012 Driving to the top of Pikes Peak Highway is 19 miles with 150 switch-backs.  Consequently, we chose to relax and take the Cog Wheel Train.  This train route became operational June 30, 1891, carrying a church … Continue reading

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