Author Archives: Crosscountry07

A Day Of Rest In Custer, SD

If you travel as much as Polly and I have in the past month, every so often you need a day of rest.  We slept in, washed clothes, gassed up the car, ran the car through an automated car wash … Continue reading

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Little Bighorn

Once again we awoke to cold weather, about 29 degrees.  Driving out of Billings on I-90, we saw several big refineries, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and other smaller ones, some with huge piles of coal visible from the interstate.  I wasn’t aware … Continue reading

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It’s Cold in Montana

Leaving Missoula, it was about 33 degrees and snowing lightly.  We were a little nervous about road conditions, but were assured everything was okay to Butte.  Then there may be some snow on the pass beyond there.  Yep, we bought … Continue reading

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Two States Today and Headed East

Okay, I have really been behind in my posts.  I know there are some of you who are checking in almost daily.  So I am going to try posting the most recent days and post previous days when I can. … Continue reading

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Sisters Head to Sisters, OR

Everyone needs their breakfast.  After we finished ours and checked out of the hotel in Nampa, Polly had to make sure the horses were fed. Stay tuned, more later.

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500 Miles

Lately, when I start to write these journal entries, songs seem to come to my mind.  Today it is the Peter, Paul and Mary song, 500 Miles.  Maybe it is because we drove 555 miles from Beaver, UT to Nampa, … Continue reading

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We’re Marching To Zion

We’re marching to Zion, beautiful, beautiful Zion (Isaac Watts).  That would describe the place that we encountered on Saturday, March 13.  Somehow these words and “a spiritual place” seem to reverberate in my mind as I remember this day.  We … Continue reading

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