Monthly Archives: September 2011

September 22 – Home

For the first 100 miles traveling east along Pennsylvania’s I-80, we were surprised at the spectacular fall foliage colors, albeit they were somewhat muted due to the day’s overcast skies. Meanwhile, while we’ve seen a wide variety of roadside signage … Continue reading

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September 21 – Western Pennsylvania

As we were getting ready to leave this morning, we decided that if we could make it to the Pennsylvania border, we could make it home by Thursday afternoon.  However, much would depend on the weather, road conditions and the … Continue reading

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September 20 – The Three “I”s- Iowa, Illinois and Indiana

We awoke to a light rain and, surprisingly, some isolated sun … and thus a light rainbow arced over our Cedar Falls, Iowa campground. Once underway, we were wished a safe and speedy journey by some local residents. From there … Continue reading

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September 19 – Winnebago Factory Tour

We’d hoped to get a few maintenance items addressed when we arrived at theHowever, without an appointment, the earliest they could take us would have been tomorrow morning. While considering remaining in Forest City for another day we took our … Continue reading

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September 15 thru 18 – Traveling East

Thursday (15th) –   It rained off and on all night, and was still doing so when we awoke to 32o temperatures this morning.  With both our onboard propane and electric heaters still on the blink, we were glad to have … Continue reading

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September 14 – Custer State Park and Mount Rushmore, South Dakota

We awoke to a wet, overcast and very cool (mid-30os) morning for what is scheduled to be our last day of sight-seeing on this trip.  And since both our propane and electric heating systems have decided to go on strike, … Continue reading

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September 13 – The Black Hills – Crazy Horse and The Needles

Leaving Spearfish, we drove through Spearfish Canyon, a beautiful setting. After arriving in Custer, we parked our motor home at our campground and retraced the prior nine miles of our route to visit Crazy Horse Memorial … which is a … Continue reading

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September 12 – Devils Tower, Wyoming

The drive to Devils Tower was uneventful … other than a stop at the first viewpoint of the giant monolithwhen we watched one couple towing a fifth-wheel who were traveling with not one, two or even three dog; but a … Continue reading

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September 11 – Buffalo, Wyoming and a Day of Rememberance

This morning, we watched television, like so many other Americans, and the solemn tributes to those people who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 and those gallant men and women who saved so many other lives. Driving out of … Continue reading

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September 10 – Greybull, Wyoming – A Day with Nuisance Problems

Our 12-volt house batteries have been giving us some problems the past two days; apparently not hold -ing sufficient enough charge to run our propane heating system.  And, as we’ve no electricity at our site in Yellowstone, the 33o temperatures … Continue reading

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