Yesterday we went to a super cool place called Crowley's Ridge State Park in Arkansas. It was built by the CCC in the 1930's. There is a 31 acre fishing lake and a smaller lake that is so awesome. It's a swim beach, complete with water slide, steps leading into the lake, and there's even … Continue reading Swim Beach
I love an old fashioned county fair. We went to one today, over in the southeast corner of Missouri. We saw some exhibits, watched a little barrel racing, got a snow cone, and spent a good chunk of the afternoon in the midway. PS Don't let that round Ferris wheel looking thingy fool you-- it … Continue reading Carnival Rides
Yesterday at the Archway museum in Nebraska, I spied this really cool vintage Coca Cola machine. Next to it the sign says, "Please place empties here."
If you are anywhere around Exit 275 on I-80 in Nebraska, and you want to see something really cool, stop at the Great Platte River Road Archway museum in Kearney. On our way from Cheyenne Wyoming to northwest Missouri yesterday, we took I-80 through Nebraska and stopped there. Oh my gosh, you guys, it is … Continue reading The Archway