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A Tribute

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Know ye that the Lord he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. For the Lord is good;[…]

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Road Trip 2013: Day 3

Monday was another day full of traveling. After another great breakfast (Holiday Inn Express has the best cinnamon rolls EVER), we left Custer, SD mid-morning to go to Denver. The trip took us through Nowheresville, Wyoming as we made our way to Colorado. We saw the temperature spike to 92 degrees when we arrived in Denver. The wind was blowing with 40 mph gusts across the interstate. We finally made it to Denver and checked[…]

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Road Trip 2013: Day 2

Sunday was a sightseeing day in the Black Hills area. It was nice to be able to sleep in and not be in a rush to anything. After a great breakfast, we left our Hotel in Custer, SD to visit the Crazy Horse mountain carving. We made sure that we stopped to get our 3 canned goods each for admission to the area. I was not sure what to expect at Crazy Horse. I had[…]

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Road Trip 2013: Day 1

Yesterday began the first day of a road trip from Rockford to St. Louis! Leaving at 6:39 AM, we traveled through Wisconsin, Minnesota, and South Dakota in one day. Over 13 hours of driving (plus many rest stops) was tiring but worth it. One of the amazing things that I experienced were the hills of South Dakota. As we were driving, the flat prairie lands slowly turned into the hilly badlands (which actually look pretty[…]

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