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Aug 31, 2017 - Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area NE

Long day on bad roads and too much traffic. We missed the turn to the campground but found a good place to turn around. We had to stop and fill the water tank since there is only electric here. Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area campground is right on the lake, lovely view but Sally warned us about the sulphur odor. Lake McConaughy, the big lake above Lake Ogallala drains via a spillway into Lake Ogallala. In the fall the sediment at the bottom of Lake McConaughy that drains into Lake Ogallala produces the sulphur smell. While we were...

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The Summer of 2017

Sep 22, 2016 - When Will I Ever Learn

Even though I am in Nebraska, I have had a pretty fabulous day. It all began when I woke this morning. I stepped out of the camper and saw my friend, Karl, talking with folks in the site next to his. The first words he said (I think, though there may have been a “good morning” first) were “I have a whole pot of freshly brewed coffee ready.” There are no finer words to hear first thing in the morning. In fact if I ever win the lottery, I’d just as soon not know that until after I have had at least one cup of coffee. At some point last...

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Sep 21, 2016 - My 50th

I believe that last night I forgot to send the email notifying everyone of an update. I did post one, mostly complaining about the failure of my cell phone. You can go back and read that if you like, by clicking on September 20 in the list of updates. Bottom line......I have access to email, Facebook and FB messaging, texting... anything but phone calls. I will be getting a new phone but don't want to deal with that right now so please message me if you need me. That is not different from how the rest of my summer has been without cell...

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