Tag Archives: Nebraska

the Midwest Test.

“You walked from Delaware to Colorado. That’s sort of a big deal.” –Nate Damm, via text message. As May began, we crossed through western Ohio and entered Indiana. This marked the start of our straight shot across the vast farmland … Continue reading

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We’re gonna sing into a can!

McCook, McCook, you are too kind. We walked a short morning to get here, and went straight to Fuller’s Family Restaurant for lunch. Kait’s aunt Barb and uncle Jim met us on their way back from visiting family and friends … Continue reading

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Lightning and cartoons in Kearney

The day we arrived in Minden, we found ourselves camping at the Pioneer Village campground. Lightning rolled through the sky from the northwest as we set up our tents, shell-shocked and half-baked from the heat of the day. With the … Continue reading

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You’ve got a friend in Friend.

Good times in Nebrasky. As we passed through Crete, Kait got in touch with Gale Lothrop, one of the founders of Healing Heart Dogs. Gale and her husband, John, came out to meet us on our lunch break in Dorchester’s … Continue reading

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So many nice people.

My brain is turning to mush. We crossed a line on a map – the Missouri River, to be exact – and suddenly, the whole landscape is different. The smells are different. The insects are different. The cloud patterns are … Continue reading

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standing around, talking in the dark

Iowa was a most hospitable and beautiful state. Even though we are half melted from the relentlessly oppressive heat, we are riding high on the joy and positivity we have found here. The southern route we found ourselves along took … Continue reading

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So long, Iowa!

Today, we crossed the Missouri River and entered Nebraska. The state of Iowa has been truly wonderful, and we have a lot of stories to tell from the last week – but they will have to wait. For now, our … Continue reading

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