Day two found us in De Smet, SD, where the Ingalls family finally settled. Lots to do here—we decided we’ll have to come back sometime to see more. We detoured through the Badlands and arrived tired and late at Mt. Rushmore.
I have been occasionally writing for a car blog called Curbside Classic and recently published the history of the 1969 Ford F-100 pickup truck that was in our family for over forty years. The story can be read here. Hope you enjoy.
It’s Fathers Day, and I’m thankful for mine.
Chad has been engaged again for the third year running to film the annual Peoria Bach Festival. This years presentation is The Christmas Oratorio. We saw the first three parts last night, and the last three are tonight.
We now have two invalids around the house, as Tyler managed to wipe out and either crack or badly bruise his tailbone (coccyx) while snowboarding last Friday. I’m glad I decided to stay home!
Although we’ve had a few nights down around zero, it’s actually been pretty mild so far this winter (compared to the last two winters, anyway) – the biggest snow we’ve had was about five inches. This is historically more typical, but then we’re also not yet into February!