Category Archives: Civilization

Dinosaurs

Monday, 25 July 2016 Up early, and ready to go. One good thing about this outdoors-oriented town is that the breakfast restaurants open at 6. We were on the road at 7. We had thought to go to Grand Junction … Continue reading

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Steamboat

Sunday, 24 July 2016 Allan, one half of our B&B hosting team, is pretty versatile. As well as having done some very impressive athletic things, he also sketched these, which adorn our room. After yet another great breakfast, we said … Continue reading

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Scottsbluff, again

Saturday 23 July 2016 There is a second museum here, the Farm and Ranch museum, FARM, so we stopped to see what there was to see. Much is under construction, not really advisable for unrestricted public access, but a pleasant … Continue reading

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Scottsbluff

Friday 22 July 2016 Up at 5, out to the monument for a beautiful sunrise. We hiked all of the trails that were open from below and got back to the B&B in time for breakfast at 8. After breakfast, … Continue reading

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Gering

Thursday, 21 July 2016 We did nothing much today, visited Dorthey, spent most of the afternoon in the air-conditioned library, took Dorthey to dinner at a godawful good-ole-boy restaurant that was just what she wanted. And escaped with our three … Continue reading

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Making our way through the wilderness

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 Up early and out of our BnB (no breakfast: just a B, I guess) in Spearfish. Drove to Deadwood where we parked curbside, hoping to eat before the parking meter enforcement began. No problem. Pricey breakfast … Continue reading

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California snobs

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 We drove north out of Casper to Buffalo, where we stopped and wandered around for a few minutes, then turned east on I-90 toward South Dakota. We had talked about going to Rapid City today, but … Continue reading

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