Mount Rushmore

Pretty In-Tents Weekend

First off, let me state for the record that I love camping. In theory. Often though, the reality doesn’t match up to the picture you’ve painted in your head. I’d been looking forward to this weekend’s getaway ever since I… Read More ›

London Calling

I’ve learned some really cool things about the Black Hills during the course of my job. Like the fact that there is a secret chamber behind Abraham Lincoln’s head on Mount Rushmore that functions as a time capsule of sorts… Read More ›

Revolving Door

We’ve had a revolving door of houseguests over the past four weeks. I feel so popular! Following my FIL’s visit the first weekend in August, my MIL and nephew came up for a few days. They drove the 1,200 miles… Read More ›

The Buck Stops Here

Oh, Deer We have learned just how abundant deer are in the neighborhood. I see them every morning when I’m out walking. Sometimes, we don’t even need to leave the house! We were playing cribbage and listening to records in… Read More ›

Banana Belt, My Ass!

Woke up this morning to a temperature of -13º (yes, that’s a negative symbol in front of the number), which is about a million degrees below average. OK, maybe it’s only 40 degrees colder than normal. “Only” being a relative… Read More ›