End of Day 1

We made it to Ogallala, Nebraska by 7:30 this evening. Not too shabby. It really was a fine day considering we were in the car for over 12 hours. The girls were unbelievable! It may of been the unlimited screen time or the countless snacks, but I think I’m just going to go with the […]

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Day 1

Day 1 has begun. I feel like it should be over, but we still have another 40ish miles of Iowa and then the whole state of Nebraska to get through. This is a heck of a lot of driving. So far all is good. We were on the road right at 7. Zak had done […]

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The first day

Today  was the first day of the road trip! Tomorrow is the first day of hiking. It is going to be fun. I am so excited. But the diving is OK. Some of the last  thins I did at home wer brush my teeth and do my hair and get dressed wen I woise rede […]

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Hoovers school house

Today we saw the school that Herbert Hoover’s mom taught at. It was very different from my school. Inside was a stove the stove was for keeping the students and the teacher warm. In my school we just use the heating vent. Also the desks were different. They were made of wood and had a […]

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Starved Rock Training Hike

This was, by far, or most successful training hike by far.  There was as close to zero whining as I think is possible when traveling with a seven, nine, and twenty-two(ish) year old. I had a strong feeling when we began hiking that the mental challenges would exceed the physical ones. Fortunately we’ve been able […]

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