Little Stop on the Prairie

When Pa Ingalls made the journey from Walnut Grove, Minnesota to his homestead near what is now De Smet, South Dakota, it took him more than a week by horse and wagon. Friday evening we made the same trip in two hours. Back in his day, the settled lands had been hunted out. There was…

The Arch

“It’s out of your way,” he said. “There’s no such thing,” I replied. I don’t mind a little side trip of a hundred miles or two. It’s “The Arch.” And that was reason enough to detour on the way home from Nashville. Some stats from http://www.gatewayarch.com: It’s called the Gateway Arch It’s 7560 inches tall (630…