Retracing the Lewis & Clark Trail Across America – Day 8

Aug 09, 2012 View Comments by

This trip has included a lot of visits to Nebraska – by my count at least 7, maybe 17. It seems every time I pay attention to where we are we have again crossed over the Missouri and returned. Today was no different. No sooner were we underway from Yankton, SD, when those “Welcome to […]

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Retracing the Lewis & Clark Trail Across America – Day 7

Aug 08, 2012 View Comments by

We’ve been on the road now for a week and, already, the days, roads, sights, sounds, aromas, food, and countless people are merging into an unbroken procession that’s not defined or divided by individual days or hours. There’s no air-conditioned, through-the-windshield separation between us and our environment. We’re often hot and sweaty, but the sensory […]

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Retracing the Lewis & Clark Trail Across America – Day 6

Aug 07, 2012 View Comments by

Our expedition members were granted an extra hour of sleep by Capt. Parks this day—a most appreciated luxury. There was, however, an incident with a lesser team member that we need to monitor. It seems that Camelback, a small fellow who hitches a ride on Jim’s back and sleeps in the trailer, may have some […]

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Retracing the Lewis & Clark Trail Across America – Day 5

Aug 06, 2012 View Comments by

When we arrived at our hotel in downtown Kansas City last night, something was missing: the oppressive heat and humidity. A revitalizing breeze was funneling cool dry air through the city’s skyscrapers. A few blocks from our hotel is the Kansas City Power and Light District. It’s several square blocks packed with trendy restaurants and […]

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