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Nebraska

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  • Day2

    Dot 30!

    November 10, 2018 in the United States

    Rest break well not really back on the road in a few then a fuel stop and then to drive as far as possible before going back to the sleeper like 7 more hours to go.

    On a side note it 20 degrees out and the hay bails look like frosted shredded wheat bites lol

    Lakes and ponds are slightly slushy

    And my co driver likes to stop with 4 hrs left on his time lazy f$&@!!!

    Oh well it’s almost over a few more days!!!
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  • Day92

    Manifest Apropriation [IN, MO, NE]

    June 29, 2018 in the United States

    As we worked our way west from Virginia the predominant theme at the first few stops was westward expansion. The battlefield at Vincennes, IN celebrated a victory by George Rogers Clark and his Patriots over the British in 1779. The dramatic century-old murals at the monument, however, portrayed the victory as pivotal to securing a foothold for westward expansion.

    In St Louis we visited the newest National Park-- Gateway Arch NP. This park tries to balance celebrating how the west was won with the cost to Native Americans.

    The final stop in this triptych was Homestead National Monument of America. This site celebrated the rugged individualism of pioneers who staked their future on land grants of 160 acres.
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  • Day5

    visit with the Kallasens

    May 4, 2015 in the United States

    We had the pleasure of staying over night with our family, Doug and Anne. Ping-pong, delicious dinner, strawberry pie, comfy beds, much-needed catching up and Emma the golden lab were highlights.

  • Day77

    Der Missouri

    October 25, 2017 in the United States

    Hier gibt es tatsächlich eine Fußgänger- und Radbrücke über den Missouri. Der Fluß markiert die Grenze zwischen Nebraska und Iowa und gleichzeitig zwischen dem wilden Westen und dem zahmen Osten des Landes.

  • Day2

    License Plate Game!!!

    August 8, 2015 in the United States

    For those of you who don't know Dr.Harry Carpenter Jr.'s, aka Grampy's, license plate game, well, you must be enlightened. The rules are as follows:

    1) If you are located EAST of the Mississippi River and spot the following license plates, with a reliable witness, you earn a dollar from Grampy. US states: Nevada, Hawaii, Alaska. Canadian provinces: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories and Yukon. Any Mexican plate.

    2) If you are located WEST of the Mississippi River and spot the following license plates, with a reliable witness, you earn a dollar from Grampy. US states: Vermont, Maine. Canadian provinces: the Maritimes (New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia) along with Newfoundland and Labrador.

    3) When you see a plate for the first time, you have to locate it on a map, find the capital and the bordering states/provinces/territories.

    Day 2 Winners!!!!!

    Sarah- Spotted a VT plate on a car at mile 303 going west on I-80 in Nebraska.

    Gordie - Spotted a ME plate on a truck at mile 293 going west on I-80 in Nebraska.

    Included below are some random Nebraska I-80 pictures.
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  • Day2

    Ogallala Aquifer

    August 5, 2017 in the United States

    Grampy Carpenter sent us some homework so we are reporting back all that we learned.

    1) What is the Ogallala Aquifer and it's significance?
    - The biggest aquifer in the United States covering 8 Great Plains states and 174,000 square miles. It is part of the High Plains Aquifer.
    - It is where most of the western plains states get their water and is rapidly being depleted. Many parts of the aquifer have run dry in recent years, mostly in Kansas and Texas.
    - We read this article from National Geographic to learn about the impact of it's overuse. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/08/vanishing-midwest-ogallala-aquifer-drought/

    2) What is the meaning behind the 100th Meridian?
    - This line of longitude signifies the approximate line where to the west there is dry land and to the east there is more wet land.
    - This also signifies where elevation changes in the US. To the West most of the elevation is above 2,000ft and to the east the elevation is below 2,000 feet. Of course, as with anything there are exceptions such as the Appalachian Mountains.
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  • Day2

    Patrick's Playland

    August 5, 2017 in the United States

    Since the Pac 'n Play had to be retired (he looked like a human pretzel in it over March break), Gus created our very own bedrail for Patrick that doubles as a playpen type area. Perfect! It's 8:15am right now, but with the rain it's very dark. Pictures aren't great and the photographer is in the playpen, but you can get the general, albeit blurry, idea of the fun being had! Hot Wheels and Cars are exploring and going on adventures (under my legs!!!).Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

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